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Reese Witherspoon to present at 2011 Academy Awards

02/14/2011 by Corinne Heller

Reese Witherspoon has joined the list of presenters for the 2011 Academy Awards, organizers said on Monday.

Witherspoon is known for films such as "Legally Blonde" and "Sweet Home Alabama" and won an Oscar for her role in the movie "Walk the Line."

Others set to present at the 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 Halle Berry, Jeff Bridges, Sandra Bullock, Tom Hanks and Marisa Tomei, former nominees Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law and Oprah Winfrey and former Academy Awards host Hugh Jackman.

Among the 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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