Final 2 presenters added for Oscars

Written by Barbara Vancheri on .


And then there were two. The last pair of presenters have been named for the 85th Academy Awards.

Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman were announced today by show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

Nicholson has been nominated 12 times and won for his leads in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “As Good As It Gets,” along with his supporting role in “Terms of Endearment.”

Mr. Hoffman, nominated seven times, won for “Kramer vs. Kramer” and “Rain Man.” He just made his directorial debut with “Quartet,” now in theaters and doing well.

The Oscars telecast will start at 8:30 p.m. Sunday on ABC with a preshow at 7 p.m. Red-carpet coverage on E! goes live at 5:30 p.m. 


Top photo shows preparations inside the Dolby Theatre. You can see the large cardboard signs on seats which indicate who will sit where and factor into rehearsals and camera prep. Photo by Richard Harbaugh/A.M.P.A.S.

Below image:  Governors Ball space coming to life. A.M.P.A.S. photo

Join the conversation:

To report inappropriate comments, abuse and/or repeat offenders, please send an email to and include a link to the article and a copy of the comment. Your report will be reviewed in a timely manner. Thank you.