Feb 252013
 

Artists from many areas of film production and creation were honored by the Academy (short and documentary film makers, foreign directors, actors and producers, animators, production set designers, editors, make up and wardrobe artists, to name just a few categories) with the much-coveted Oscar statue.

When it comes to feature films, there were surprises. During the spectacular 85th Annual Academy Award event, the industry’s celebrities announced 2013 Academy Award Winners; they were:

  • Best Picture: “Argo.”
  • Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln”
  • Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook”
  • Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, “Django Unchained”
  • Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway, “Les Miserables”
  • Best Directing: Ang Lee, “Life of Pi
  • Best Original Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino, “Django Unchained”
Producers George Cloney, Ben Affleck, and Grant Heslov with their 2013 Oscars for Argo

Producers George Cloney, Ben Affleck, and Grant Heslov with their 2013 Oscars for Argo

 Producers George Cloney, Ben Affleck, and Grant Heslov pose backstage with their Oscars® for best motion picture of the year for “Argo” during the live ABC Telecast of The Oscars® from the Dolby® Theater in Hollywood, CA, Sunday, February 24, 2013.

credit: Matt Petit / ©A.M.P.A.S.

In an interview shortly after “Argo” was awarded 2013 Academy Award for the Best Film, Ben Affleck said: “You know what, you’re not entitled to anything. I’m honored to be here. I’m honored to be among these extraordinary movies, and I’m really, really honored to win an Academy Award.”

Daniel Day-Lewis with his 2013 Oscar for performance by an actor in a leading role for his role in "Lincoln"

Actor Daniel Day-Lewis poses backstage with his Oscar® for performance by an actor in a leading role for his role in “Lincoln” during the live telecast on the ABC Television network from the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, Sunday, February 24, 2013.

credit: Todd Wawrychuk / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Jennifer Lawrence with her 2013 Oscar for performance by an actress in a leading role

Jennifer Lawrence with her 2013 Oscar for performance by an actress in a leading role

After winning the Oscar® for performance by an actress in a leading role for her role in “Silver Linings Playbook”, actress Jennifer Lawrence poses backstage with her Oscar® during the live telecast on the ABC Television network from the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, Sunday, February 24, 2013.

credit: Matt Petit / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Christoph Waltz with his 2013 Oscar for actor in a supporting role for his work in "Django Unchained"

Christoph Waltz with his 2013 Oscar for actor in a supporting role for his work in “Django Unchained”

After winning the category performance by an actor in a supporting role for his work in “Django Unchained”, actor Christoph Waltz poses backstage with his Oscar® during the live ABC Television network of The Oscars® from the Dolby® Theatre, in Hollywood, CA, Sunday, February 24, 2013.

credit: Todd Wawrychuk / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Anne Hathaway with her 2013 Oscar for performance by an actress in a supporting role in €œ"Les Miserables"

Anne Hathaway with her 2013 Oscar for performance by an actress in a supporting role in €œ”Les Miserables”

After winning the category performance by an actress in a supporting role for her work in “Les Misérables”, actress Anne Hathaway poses with her Oscar® backstage at The Oscars® live on ABC from the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, Sunday, February 24, 2013.

credit: Todd Wawrychuk / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Director Ang Lee with his 2013 Oscar for "Life of Pi"

Director Ang Lee with his 2013 Oscar for “Life of Pi”

After winning the category achievement in directing for “Life of Pi”, director Ang Lee poses backstage with his Oscar® during the live ABC Telecast of The Oscars® from the Dolby® Theater in Hollywood, CA, Sunday, February 24, 2013.

credit: Todd Wawrychuk / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Quentin Tarantino with his Oscar for original screenplay for "Django Unchained"

Quentin Tarantino with his Oscar for original screenplay for “Django Unchained”

After winning the category original screenplay for “Django Unchained”, Quentin Tarantino poses backstage with his Oscar® during the live ABC Telecast from the Dolby® Theater during The Oscars® from Hollywood, CA, Sunday, February 24, 2013.

credit: Matt Petit / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Congratulations to ALL 2013 Academy Award Winners and Nominees!

The words that will stay with us from this year’s OSCARS are: “And it doesn’t matter how you get knocked down in life because that’s going to happen. All that matters is you gotta get up.” Nominated or not, Ben Affleck is a Winner in our book!

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Feb 252013
 
OSCARS 2013 Red Carpet Arrivals

Jennifer Lawrence (R), Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Leading Role

Jennifer Lawrence (R), Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Leading Role, interviews with Kristin Chenoweth (L) upon her arrival for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.

credit: Matt Brown / ©A.M.P.A.S.

OSCARS 2013 Red Carpet Arrivals

Actress Amanda Seyfried (R) talks with Kristin Chenoweth as she arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby®

Actress Amanda Seyfried (R) talks with Kristin Chenoweth as she arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.
credit: Matt Brown / ©A.M.P.A.S.

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OSCARS 2013 Red Carpet Arrivals

Amy Adams, Oscar®-nominee for Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role,

Amy Adams, Oscar®-nominee for Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.

credit: Matt Brown / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Reese Witherspoon

Actress Reese Witherspoon arrives for The Oscars®

Actress Reese Witherspoon arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.credit:

Matt Brown / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Celebrity Chef Wolfgang Puck

Celebrity Chef Wolfgang Puck arrives for The Oscars®

Celebrity Chef Wolfgang Puck arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.credit:

Matt Petit / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Quvenzhane Wallis

Quvenzhane Wallis, Oscar®-nominee

Quvenzhane Wallis, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Leading Role, and actor Channing Tatum arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.
credit: Greg Harbaugh / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Rachael MacFalane

Guest, Rachael MacFarlane,

Guest, Rachael MacFarlane, sister of Seth MacFarlane, Ron MacFarlane, father of Seth Macfarlane, and Xiao Xiang arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.
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Jeffrey Katzenberg

Jeffrey Katzenberg, Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award recipient

Jeffrey Katzenberg, Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award recipient, arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.

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Roman Coppola

Roman Coppola, Oscar®-nominee for Original Screenplay

Roman Coppola, Oscar®-nominee for Original Screenplay, arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.

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Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Leading Role

Jessica Chastain, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Leading Role, arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.

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Jessica Chastain and Quvenzhane Wallis

Jessica Chastain and Quvenzhane Wallis, Oscar®-nominees

Jessica Chastain and Quvenzhane Wallis, Oscar®-nominees for Actress in a Leading Role arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013. credit: [PHOTOG] / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth arrives for The Oscars®

Kristin Chenoweth arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine Zeta-Jones, arrives for The Oscars®

Catherine Zeta-Jones, arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana arrives for The Oscars

Zoe Saldana arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.  credit: [PHOTOG] / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar

Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Leading Role

Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Leading Role, arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.

credit: [PHOTOG] / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Melissa McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy arrives for The Oscars

Melissa McCarthy arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013. credit: [PHOTOG] / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson arrives for The Oscars

Jennifer Hudson arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.  credit: [PHOTOG] / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Catherine Zeta-Jones

Catherine Zeta-Jones arrives for The Oscars

Catherine Zeta-Jones arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.  credit: [PHOTOG] / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Helen Hunt

Helen Hunt, Oscar®-nominee

Helen Hunt, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Supporting Role, arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.

credit: [PHOTOG] / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Supporting Role

Anne Hathaway, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Supporting Role, arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.

credit: [PHOTOG] / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Red Carpet Arrivals for The Oscars®

Red Carpet Arrivals for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood

Red Carpet Arrivals for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.  credit: [PHOTOG] / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron arrives for The Oscars

Charlize Theron arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.  credit: [PHOTOG] / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda arrives for The Oscars

Jane Fonda arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.  credit: [PHOTOG] / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Marcia Gay Harden, Kenneth Cole

Kenneth Cole, Marcia Gay Harden, and guest arrive for The Oscars

Marcia Gay Harden, Kenneth Cole and guest arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

credit: Richard Harbaugh / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Craig Zadan, Hawk Koch, Molly Koch, and Neil Meron

Craig Zadan, Hawk Koch, Molly Koch, and Neil Meron arrive for The Oscars

Craig Zadan, Hawk Koch, Molly Koch, and Neil Meron arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

credit: Richard Harbaugh / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Molly Koch, Hawk Koch and Kerry Washington

Molly Koch, Hawk Koch and Kerry Washington arrive for The Oscars

Molly Koch, Hawk Koch and Kerry Washington arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

credit: Richard Harbaugh / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Octavia Spencer

Octavia Spencer arrives for The Oscars

Octavia Spencer arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Richard Harbaugh / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Dustin Hoffman and Lisa Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman and Lisa Hoffman arrive for The Oscars

Dustin Hoffman and Lisa Hoffman arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

credit: Richard Harbaugh / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Adele

Adele, Oscar®-nominee for Original Song

Adele, Oscar®-nominee for Original Song, arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

credit: Richard Harbaugh / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Jacki Weaver

Jacki Weaver, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Supporting Role

Jacki Weaver, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Supporting Role, arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

credit: Richard Harbaugh / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Jennifer Lawrence,Bradley Cooper

Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Leading Role, and Bradley Cooper, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Leading Role

Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Leading Role, and Bradley Cooper, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Leading Role arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.

credit: Matt Brown / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Michael Douglas

Kristin Chenoweth interviews Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones on the red carpet for The Oscars

Kristin Chenoweth interviews Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones on the red carpet for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013. credit: Matt Brown / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Sally Field

Kristin Chenoweth interviews Sally Field, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Supporting Role

Kristin Chenoweth interviews Sally Field, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Supporting Role, on the red carpet for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013. credit: Matt Brown / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Adele, Oscar®-nominee

Kristin Chenoweth interviews Adele, Oscar®-nominee for Original Song

Kristin Chenoweth interviews Adele, Oscar®-nominee for Original Song, on the red carpet for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013. credit: Matt Brown / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Anne Hathaway, Oscar

Kristin Chenoweth interviews Anne Hathaway, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Supporting Role

Kristin Chenoweth interviews Anne Hathaway, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Supporting Role, on the red carpet for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013. credit: Matt Brown / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Bradley Cooper

Kristin Chenoweth interviews Bradley Cooper, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Leading Role

Kristin Chenoweth interviews Bradley Cooper, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Leading Role, and his mother Gloria Cooper on the red carpet for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.

credit: Matt Brown / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Hugh Jackman

Kristin Chenoweth, Hugh Jackman, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Leading Role, and Deborra-Lee Furness arrive for The Oscars

Kristin Chenoweth, Hugh Jackman, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Leading Role, and Deborra-Lee Furness arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013. credit: Matt Brown / ©A.M.P.A.S.

John Gatins

John Gatins, Oscar®-nominee for Original Screenplay, and guest arrive for The Oscars

John Gatins, Oscar®-nominee for Original Screenplay, and guest arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

credit: Bryan Crowe / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Jon Alpert

Jon Alpert, Oscar®-nominee for Documentary Short, and guest arrive for The Oscars

Jon Alpert, Oscar®-nominee for Documentary Short, and guest arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

credit: Bryan Crowe / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Jon Alpert and Matthew O'Neill

Jon Alpert and Matthew O’Neill, Oscar®-nominees for Documentary Short, arrive for The Oscars

Jon Alpert and Matthew O’Neill, Oscar®-nominees for Documentary Short, arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Bryan Crowe / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Amy Adams

Amy Adams, Oscar®-nominee for Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Amy Adams, Oscar®-nominee for Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Bryan Crowe / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx and Corrine Bishop (daughter, left) arrive for The Oscars

Jamie Foxx and Corrine Bishop (daughter, left) arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

credit: Darren Decker / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman arrives for The Oscars

Nicole Kidman arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Sara Wood / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Supporting Role, and Grace Hightower arrive for The Oscars

Robert De Niro, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Supporting Role, and Grace Hightower arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Sara Wood / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Hugh Jackman, Oscar

Hugh Jackman, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Leading Role, and Deborra-Lee Furness arrive for The Oscars

Hugh Jackman, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Leading Role, and Deborra-Lee Furness arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Sara Wood / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Alan Arkin

Alan Arkin, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Supporting Role, and Suzanne Newlander Arkin arrive for The Oscars

Alan Arkin, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Supporting Role, and Suzanne Newlander Arkin arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Sara Wood / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg, Oscar®-nominee for Directing, Oscar®-nominee for Best Picture, and Kate Capshaw arrive for The Oscars

Steven Spielberg, Oscar®-nominee for Directing, Oscar®-nominee for Best Picture, and Kate Capshaw arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Sara Wood / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Salma Hayek Pinault

Salma Hayek Pinault and François-Henri Pinault arrivesfor The Oscars

Salma Hayek Pinault and François-Henri Pinault arrivesfor The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

credit: Sara Wood / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Halle Berry

Halle Berry arrives for The Oscars

Halle Berry arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Sara Wood / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Daniel Day-Lewis

Daniel Day-Lewis, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Leading Role, and Rebecca Miller arrive for The Oscars

Daniel Day-Lewis, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Leading Role, and Rebecca Miller arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Sara Wood / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Jean Dujardin

Jean Dujardin arrives for The Oscars

Jean Dujardin arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Sara Wood / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah arrives for The Oscars

Queen Latifah arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Sara Wood / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck, Oscar®-nominee for Best Picture, and Jennifer Garner arrive for The Oscars

Ben Affleck, Oscar®-nominee for Best Picture, and Jennifer Garner arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

credit: Sara Wood / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner arrives for The Oscars

Jennifer Garner arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Sara Wood / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Richard Gere

Richard Gere arrives for The Oscars

Richard Gere arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Sara Wood / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock arrives for The Oscars

Sandra Bullock arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Sara Wood / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Sara Wood / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino, Oscar®-nominee for Original Screenplay

Quentin Tarantino, Oscar®-nominee for Original Screenplay, and guest arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

credit: Sara Wood / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Hugh Jackman

Kristin Chenoweth, Hugh Jackman, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Leading Role, and Deborra-Lee Furness

Kristin Chenoweth, Hugh Jackman, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Leading Role, and Deborra-Lee Furness arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Matt Brown / ©A.M.P.A.S.

George Clooney

George Clooney, Oscar®-nominee for Best Picture, and Stacey Keibler arrives for The Oscars

George Clooney, Oscar®-nominee for Best Picture, and Stacey Keibler arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

credit: Bryan Crowe / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Leading Role

Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Leading Role, arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

credit: Greg Harbaugh / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Helen Hunt

Helen Hunt, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Supporting Role

Helen Hunt, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Supporting Role, arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

credit: Matt Petit / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Supporting Role

Anne Hathaway, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Supporting Role, arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

credit: Matt Petit / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Emmanuelle Riva

Emmanuelle Riva, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Leading Role

Emmanuelle Riva, Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Leading Role, arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

credit: Bryan Crowe / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Kate Capshaw

Kate Capshaw, Steven Spielberg, Oscar®-nominee for Directing, Oscar®-nominee for Best Picture, Robert De Niro, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Supporting Role, Grace Hightower, Daniel Day-Lewis, Oscars.

Kate Capshaw, Steven Spielberg, Oscar®-nominee for Directing, Oscar®-nominee for Best Picture, Robert De Niro, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Supporting Role, Grace Hightower, Daniel Day-Lewis, Oscar®-nominee for Actor in a Leading Role, and Rebecca Miller arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013.

credit: Bryan Crowe / ©A.M.P.A.S

Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand performs during the live ABC Telecast of The Oscars

Barbra Streisand performs during the live ABC Telecast of The Oscars® from the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, Sunday, February 24, 2013.

credit: Michael Yada / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Justin Theroux

Actor Justin Theroux and actress Jennifer Aniston arrive for The Oscars®

Actor Justin Theroux and actress Jennifer Aniston arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013

credit: Matt Petit / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Amanda Seyfried

Amanda Seyfried (L) poses with Jessica Chastain (R), Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Leading Role

Amanda Seyfried (L) poses with Jessica Chastain (R), Oscar®-nominee for Actress in a Leading Role, as they arrive for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA February 24, 2013.

credit: Matt Brown / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Marcia Gay Harden

Marcia Gay Harden arrives for The Oscars

Marcia Gay Harden arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Matt Petit / ©A.M.P.A.S.

John Stamos

John Stamos arrives for The Oscars

John Stamos arrives for The Oscars® at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, February 24, 2013. credit: Sara Wood / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Feb 142013
 

OSCAR® NOMINEES BEN AFFLECK, JESSICA CHASTAIN

AND JENNIFER LAWRENCE

TO PRESENT

OSCAR NOMINEES BEN AFFLECK JESSICA CHASTAIN JENNIFER LAWRENCE

 

Academy Award® nominees Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain and Jennifer Lawrence will present on the Oscar telecast, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today.

Academy Award-winner Affleck, who is nominated this year for producing the Best Picture nominee “Argo,” won the award in 1997 for co-writing the Best Picture nominee “Good Will Hunting.”

Chastain, who is nominated for her lead performance in the Best Picture nominee “Zero Dark Thirty,” received her first nomination last year for her supporting role in the Best Picture nominee “The Help.”

Lawrence, who received her first nomination in 2010 for her leading role in “Winter’s Bone,” is nominated for her lead performance in the Best Picture nominee “Silver Linings Playbook.”

Affleck, Chastain and Lawrence join a stellar list of previously announced Oscar presenters including Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Mark Wahlberg, Ted and “Marvel’s The Avengers” cast members Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo; returning 2011 Oscar winners Jean Dujardin, Christopher Plummer, Octavia Spencer and Meryl Streep; “Chicago” cast members Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, Renée Zellweger and Catherine Zeta-Jones; special guests Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Radcliffe, Channing Tatum and Charlize Theron; and performers Adele, Dame Shirley Bassey, Norah Jones and Barbra Streisand.

Oscars® for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented on Oscar Sunday, February 24 at the Dolby Theatre™ at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and will be hosted by Seth MacFarlane live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide. For more information go to Oscar.com or download the official Oscars app.

ABOUT CRAIG ZADAN AND NEIL MERON

Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are producers of critically acclaimed and award-winning feature films, television movies, series, and Broadway productions.  Their feature films include The Bucket List, Footloose, Hairspray, and Chicago, which won six Academy Awards including one for “Best Picture.”  For television, they’ve produced films of “Steel Magnolias,” ”Life with Judy Garland,” and “A Raisin in the Sun,” among many others and the series “Smash” and “Drop Dead Diva.”  They recently returned to their roots in live theater by producing Broadway revivals of the Tony-winning ”Promises, Promises” and the Tony-winning 50th Anniversary revival of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.”