The worlds of Hollywood, entertainment and sports are set to collide once again next week with the 25th annual ESPY Awards.
Bryan Cranston, Samuel L. Jackson and Jeremy Renner are among the A-list actors set to present at the 2017 ESPYs on July 12, which airs live at 8 p.m. ET on ABC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning will host this year’s sports star-filled event, with ESPN veteran Chris Berman, Dove Cameron, Eddie George, Nneka Ogwumike, Elizabeth Olsen, Danica Patrick and Issa Rae also named as presenters.
Other talent from the stage, screen, track and field expected to attend include Odell Beckham Jr., Martellus Bennett, Simone Biles, Stephen Curry, Oscar De La Hoya, Snoop Dogg, Gabby Douglas, Andre Drummond, Kevin Durant, Julian Edelman, Julius Erving, Prince Fielder, Devonta Freeman, Dennis Haysbert, Derek Hough, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Colin Kaepernick, Gus Kenworthy, Chloe Kim, Brandon Marshall, Von Miller, Danica Patrick, Michael Phelps, Jeremy Piven, Dak Prescott, Robin Roberts, Richard Sherman, Lindsey Vonn, Russell Westbrook and Shaun White.
Tom Brady, the Chicago Cubs, Kevin Durant, Serena Williams and Simone Biles are the top contenders for this year’s awards which recognize individual and team athletic achievement and other sports-related performances.
Along with their MVP quarterback, the New England Patriots scooped up a slew of nominations such as Bill Belichick for Best Coach, Julian Edelman for Best Play, Best Team and Best Game, for their against-the-odds comeback win over the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI.
The full list of nominees was released last month and fans can vote online here ahead of the ceremony next week.
The ESPYs will also showcase inspiring human stories through three pillar awards: the Arthur Ashe Courage Award — for which Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver will be posthumously honored — the Jimmy V Perseverance Award and the Pat Tillman Award for Service. The show supports ESPN’s ongoing commitment to The V Foundation for Cancer Research, launched by ESPN with the late Jim Valvano in 1993.