Oscars 2013: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo to present
Several stars of "Marvel's The Avengers" will assemble for the Oscars on February 24.
Cast mates Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo will present together on the Oscar stage, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced on Wednesday, February 6.
"We are happy to re-unite the 'Avengers' cast to present on our show," Zadan and Meron said in a statement. "Audiences who enjoyed the year's biggest box office hit will be excited to see these terrific actors back together again."
The only "Avenger" member missing from the core team is actress Scarlett Johansson, who played the Black Widow in the film. Johansson is currently starring in the Broadway revival of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."
Many of "The Avengers" stars that are set to present are also former Oscar nominees including Downey Jr., who has been nominated twice. The actor received his first nod for his leading role in the 1992 film "Chaplin" and a second for his supporting role in the 2008 film "Tropic Thunder."
Jackson was nominated in 1994 for his supporting role in "Pulp Fiction." He had a part in this year's Best Picture nominee "Django Unchained."
Renner was nominated for his leading role in 2009 Best Picture winner "The Hurt Locker" and for his supporting role in the 2010 movie "The Town." Ruffalo received his first nomination for his supporting role in 2010 Best Picture nominee "The Kids Are All Right" and Evans will be making his first Oscar show appearance.
Check out a full list of 2013 Oscar nominations. The Oscar ceremony will air live on Sunday, February 24 on ABC, OTRC.com's parent company.
You can also check out the interactive My Picks 2013 Official Oscar Ballot.