Felicity Jones, Terrence Howard Join Final Batch of Oscar Presenters

Current nominee Jones and past nominee Howard bring the number of announced presenters to 43

Last Updated: February 17, 2015 @ 11:02 AM


Felicity Jones and Terrence Howard will serve as presenters at this year’s Oscars, the Academy and show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced on Tuesday.

Jones is a current Best Actress nominee for “The Theory of Everything,” while Howard was nominated for Best Actor in 2006 for “Hustle & Flow.”

This brings the total number of Oscar presenters to 43.

On Twitter on Monday, Zadan said that Tuesday’s list of presenters would be the final group announced before the show. As usual, however, surprise additions are always possible on Oscar night.

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This year’s presenters include Ben Affleck, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Idris Elba, Ansel Elgort, Chris Evans, Kevin Hart, Josh Hutcherson, Scarlett Johansson, Dakota Johnson, Nicole Kidman and Jennifer Lopez.

Also: Shirley MacLaine, Sienna Miller, Chloe Grace Moretz, Eddie Murphy, Liam Neeson, David Oyelowo, Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Pine, Chris Pratt, Margot Robbie, Zoe Saldana, Octavia Spencer, Channing Tatum, Miles Teller, John Travolta, Kerry Washington and Naomi Watts.

Last year’s acting winners — Cate Blanchett, Jared Leto, Matthew McConaughey and Lupita Nyong’o — will also serve as presenters, as will current nominees Marion Cotillard, Benedict Cumberbatch, Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon.

The 87th Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, Feb. 22 at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood & Highland Complex in Hollywood.

Neil Patrick Harris will host the show.