They will be the presenters of the 95th edition of the Oscars

Glenn Close, Dwayne Johnson, Samuel L. Jackson, and Ariana DeBose are some of the confirmed actors as presenters of the 95th edition of the Oscars, as reported this Thursday the Hollywood Academy.

Emily BluntJennifer Connelly Troy Kotsur, Riz Ahmed, Michael B. Jordan, Jonathan Majors, Melissa McCarthy, Janelle Monáe, Deepika Padukone, Questlove, Zoe Saldaña and Donnie Yen, complete the first list of stars that will participate in the gala. The rest of the personalities will be announced in the days leading up to the film event most reputable in the industry, which will take place on March 12 at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.

Recently, the organization of the event also confirmed the participation of Rihanna, who will sing the song “Lift Me Up”, from the film “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”, Sofia Carson and Diane Warren will perform “Applause”, from the film “Tell It Like A Woman”. david byrneThey are Lux and Stephanie Hsu will also perform at the ceremony with the song “This Is a Life”, of the movie “Everything Everywhere All at Once”.

The gala driver will be the comedian and presenter Jimmy kimmel. It’s his third time in front of the ceremony. The tapes that are emerging as the favorites to be made with the Oscar for best film are “Everything Everywhere All at Once”, which was recently done with the prize of Producers Union, «The Fabelmans” by Steven Spielberg after his triumph in the Golden Globes, as well as “All Quiet On The Western Front“, by Edward Berger, who was crowned at the BAFTAs.

In the queen category there are also big-budget works such as films «Top Gun: Maverick», by Joseph Kosinski, and «Avatar: The Way of Water», by James Cameron and films with less projection commercial as “The Triangle of Sadness”, by Ruben Östlund, either “Women Talking,” by filmmaker Sarah Polley.

The Hollywood Academy seeks that the 95th edition of the Oscars be as attractive as possible to maker forget the controversial slap that Will Smith gave to the comedian Chris Rock for joking about alopecia of his wife during the ceremony last year.