Oscars 2022 Presenters Include: Lady Gaga, Simu Liu, Zoë Kravitz, and More

The 94th Academy Awards sees the return of the host—three, to be exact—along with a growing lineup of A-list talent and past winners set to present. The show, cohosted by Amy Schumer, Regina Hall, and Wanda Sykes and produced by Will Packer and Shayla Cowan, will air live from the Dolby Theater on ABC on March 27 at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT

As previously announced, this year’s show, which returns to almost-standard procedures after a trimmed-down event in 2021 due to the pandemic, will require all attendees in the audience to show proof of vaccination and at least two negative PCR tests. Performers and presenters, however, will only be required to undergo testing before taking the stage.

This year’s crop of presenters includes a mix of previous winners, honorary Oscar recipients, and breakout stars from Shang-Chi‘s Simu Liu to Pam & Tommy star Lily James. The latest list of presenters boasts the likes of Sean “Diddy” Combs, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Samuel L. Jackson. Below is a list of the familiar faces who will be taking to the stage on Oscars night:

Halle Bailey

One half of the Grammy-nominated duo Chloe x Halle, she’ll play Ariel in next year’s live-action retelling of The Little Mermaid.

Sean “Diddy” Combs

The Grammy-winning producer and artist has periodically appeared in films, including Monster’s Ball and Draft Day.

Jamie Lee Curtis

Her decades-long career includes performances in A Fish Called Wanda, Trading Places, Knives Outand the halloween franchise. She she’ll next be seen in the thriller-comedy Everything Everywhere All at Once.

Woody Harrelson

Harrelson is a three-time Oscar nominee, earning nods for lead actor in 1996’s The People vs. Larry Flyntsupporting actor in 2009’s The Messenger in 2010, and supporting actor in 2017’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

Samuel L. Jackson

Despite critically acclaimed performances in everything from Spike Lee films to the Marvel universe, Jackson has only been nominated for one Oscar—best supporting actor in 1994’s pulp Fiction. This year, he will receive an honorary Oscar for his lifetime of work.

Shawn Mendes

The Grammy-nominated pop star will make his film debut as the lead voice role in Sony’s upcoming adaptation of Lyle, Lyle Crocodile.

Tyler Perry

The recipient of the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award in 2021, Perry is a prolific Hollywood figurehead with his own Atlanta studio and a supporting role in this year’s best-picture nominee Don’t Look Up.

Tracee Ellis Ross

Ross, best known for her Emmy-nominated role on ABC’s black-ish, has twice announced the Oscar nominations—this year with Leslie Jordan and in 2019 with Kumail Nanjiani.

Ruth E. Carter

A three-time Oscar nominee, Carter became the first Black costume designer to win the Oscar for the category in 2019 for her work on Black Panther.

Kevin Costner

The yellowstone star won two Oscars for 1991’s best-picture winner, Dances With Wolves, as the director and a producer.

Anthony Hopkins

A six-time nominee, Hopkins won his second Oscar in 2021 for his lead performance in The Father. He wasn’t present at that ceremony, but he will be back this year.

lily james

The Cinderella star has been receiving strong reviews for her role in the limited series Pam & Tommy.

Daniel Kaluuya

The get out actor won the best-supporting-actor award in 2021 for his role as Fred Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah.

Zoë Kravitz

The Big Little Lies actor is currently on the big screen as Catwoman in The Batman.

Mila Kunis

The Black Swan star will next be seen in the netflix drama Luckiest Girl Alive.

Lady Gaga

Quickly becoming an awards-season staple, the House of Gucci star may not have landed an actress nomination this year, but won an Oscar for original song in 2019.

John Leguizamo

We don’t talk about him because this prolific actor voice stars as Bruno Madrigal in the nominated animated film Charm.

Simu Liu

The actor and vanity fair cover star is best known as the marvel superhero from Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

Rami Malek

The Mr. robot star won the Oscar in 2019 for playing Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody.

Lupita Nyong’o

Since winning the Oscar for her feature film debut in 12 Years A Slave, Nyong’o has starred in Black Panther, Us, and The 355.

Rosie Perez

Perez was nominated for best supporting actress for 1993’s fearless and currently stars on HBO Max’s The Flight Attendant.

Chris Rock

Rock is a two-time Oscar host who will soon be seen in David O. Russell‘s next movie.

Naomi Scott

The rising star played Princess Jasmine in Disney’s Aladdin and was most recently seen in the Charlie’s Angels reboot.

Wesley Snipes

The screen legend’s credits include White Men Can’t Jump, Demolition Man, Dolemite Is My Nameand the blade trilogy. He was most recently seen in Coming 2 America.

John Travolta

The actor, nominated for Oscars for his work in Saturday Night Fever and Pulp Fiction, infamously mispronounced Idina Menzel‘s name at the 2014 Academy Awards, but made it up with an awkward reunion with Menzel at the 2015 show when he did indeed say her name correctly.

Uma Thurman

The pulp Fiction actor stars as Arianna Huffington in the new Showtime series Super Pumped.

Yuh-Jung Youn

The veteran Korean actor won the best-supporting-actress Oscar last year for Minari and is now starring in Apple TV+’s drama series Pachinko.



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