As this blogger’s just hours away from jetting off to Los Angeles for the 85th Academy Awards,(follow Zennie62 on Twitter and check out Vidoco, too!) more news comes in from the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman will present on this year’s Oscar telecast.
Jack Nicholson And Dustin Hoffman really need no introductions but formality sake, Nicholson has been nominated 12 times and won for his leading performances in One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) and As Good as It Gets (1997). He also won the award for supporting actor in 1983 for Terms of Endearment.
Mr. Hoffman, who has been nominated seven times, won for his leading performances in “Kramer vs. Kramer” (1979) and “Rain Man” (1988). Dustin Hoffman has received critical acclaim for his feature film Quartet, which marks his directorial debut and is currently in theaters.
“Between the two of them, Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman have created more iconic characters than any other pair of actors in the world,” said Oscars show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. “Their participation in this year’s Oscars completes a list of presenters and performers that truly represents that great breadth and depth of acting talent in film today.”
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.