February 21, 2013  •  Gertie & Mary  •  Articles - Events

Jennifer Garner, Jane Fonda, Kristen Stewart and Kerry Washington will take the Oscar stage on Sunday, Feb. 24, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron said Thursday.

Garner will be pulling double duty, as she’s attending the Oscars as the date of her husband, Ben Affleck, the director of the best picture-nominated film Argo. Garner starred in the 2012 film The Odd Life of Timothy Green and next appears in Dallas Buyers Club.

Fonda has earned seven nominations and won Academy Awards for her roles in Klute and Coming Home.

Twilight actress Stewart starred in 2012’s Snow White and the Huntsman, which is nominated for best visual effects and costume design.

Washington, who leads ABC’s drama Scandal, starred in Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained, which is nominated for best picture, original screenplay, cinematography, sound editing and a best supporting actor nom for Christoph Waltz.

Previously announced presenters include the cast of Chicago, The Avengers cast (Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo), Mark Wahlberg and Ted, Jean Dujardin, Christopher Plummer, Octavia Spencer, Meryl Streep, Charlize Theron, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Radcliffe and Channing Tatum. Performers include Barbra Streisand, Adele, Shirley Bassey and Norah Jones.

The 85th Annual Academy Awards, hosted by Seth MacFarlane, will air live on ABC from the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland.

Source: THR

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