Kidman, Clooney, Latifah & Cyrus Lined Up As Oscar Presenters
First Published: February 14, 2008 2:59 PM EST Credit: AP
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Nicole Kidman, Queen Latifah, Cameron Diaz and Miley Cyrus are among the presenters for the 80th Oscars ceremony, the Academy announced today.
Last year’s Oscar winners Jennifer Hudson, Helen Mirren, Forest Whitaker and Alan Arkin will also return to present awards at the February 24 event.
Also joining the presenter podium will be Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, Colin Farrell, Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Tom Hanks, Katherine Heigl, John Travolta, Denzel Washington, James McAvoy, Renee Zellweger, Jessica Alba, George Clooney, Josh Brolin, Steve Carell, Penelope Cruz, Jennifer Garner, Anne Hathaway, Jonah Hill, Dwayne Johnson and Hilary Swank.
The songs that will be performed on the show were also announced. Actress Amy Adams will sing "Happy Working Song" from her box office hit "Enchanted." The Disney film will also be represented by "That’s How You Know," which Kristin Chenoweth and Marlon Saunders will sing, as well as "So Close," which Jon McLaughlin will lend his pipes to.
"Falling Slowly" from indie hit "Once" will be performed by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova.
Jamia Simopne Nash will sing "Raise It Up," from "August Rush" with the IMPACT Repertory Theatre of Harlem, headed by Jamal Joseph.
As previously announced, Jon Stewart, will host the event, broadcast on ABC, from the Kodak Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard.
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