Hilary Swank, Josh Brolin to present at 2011 Academy Awards
Hilary Swank and Josh Brolin have joined the list of presenters for the 2011 Academy Awards, organizers said on Tuesday.
Swank, 36, won Oscars for her roles in the 1999 film "Boys Don't Cry" and the 2004 movie "Million Dollar Baby." She recently appeared in the film "Conviction."
Brolin, 43, was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance in the 2008 film "Milk" and appears in "True Grit," a 2011 reboot of a Western that stars Jeff Bridges and is nominated for 10 Oscars this year.
Others set to present at the 2011 Academy Awards ceremony, set to air live on ABC on February 27 at 8 p.m. ET, are current nominees Nicole Kidman, who as also an Oscar recipient, and Annette Bening, former winners Reese Witherspoon, Halle Berry, Jeff Bridges, Sandra Bullock, Tom Hanks and Marisa Tomei, former nominees Robert Downey Jr., Cate Blanchett, Jude Law and Oprah Winfrey, former Academy Awards host Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson and Russell Brand.
Among the confirmed scheduled performers are Gwyneth Paltrow, who will sing "Country Strong" by her latest film by the same name, Zachary Levi and Mandy Moore, who will perform "I See the Light" from the animated film "Tangled," accompanied by Alan Menken, Randy Newman, who will sing his song "We Belong Together" from the animated movie "Toy Story 3" and A.R. Rahman and Florence Welch of Florence + the Machine, who will will perform "If I Rise" from the film "127 Hours."
This year's Oscar ceremony is set to air live on ABC from the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, 2011. Check out a full list of Oscar nominations.
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