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On Tuesday, February 21, 2012 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences telecast producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer announced Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis to present at the 84th Academy Awards Oscar ceremony. Billy Crystal to host the awards ceremony show.

Ferrell and Galifianakis join a stellar list of previously announced Oscar presenters, including Halle Berry (Academy Award®-winner), Rose Byrne, Bradley Cooper, Tom Cruise (Three-time Academy Award®-nominated), Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Michael Douglas (Two-time Academy Award® winner), Tina Fey, Tom Hanks (Two-time Academy Award®-winner), Angelina Jolie (Academy Award®-winner), Milla Jovovich, Ellie Kemper, Jennifer Lopez, Melissa McCarthy, Wendy McLendon-Covey, Chris Rock (Former Oscar host and Grammy-winner comedian), Maya Rudolph, Ben Stiller, Emma Stone and Kristen Wiig.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 will be presented on Sunday, February 26, at the Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.

About The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences:
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is the world’s preeminent movie-related organization, with a membership of more than 6,000 of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema. In addition to the annual Academy Awards—in which the members vote to select the nominees and winners—the Academy presents a diverse year-round slate of public programs, exhibitions and events; provides financial support to a wide range of other movie-related organizations and endeavors; acts as a neutral advocate in the advancement of motion picture technology; and, through its Margaret Herrick Library and Academy Film Archive, collects, preserves, restores and provides access to movies and items related to their history. Through these and other activities the Academy serves students, historians, the entertainment industry and people everywhere who love movies. For more information visit http://www.oscars.org/

Source: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Photos credit to: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Editor’s Note: Diversity News Magazine and Diversity News TV team started covering the 84th Academy Awards Oscar Week from Monday to Sunday, February 26, 2012. Thank you to The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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