BEN AFFLECK

Feb 252013
 
2013 OSCARS

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®

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.

Jennifer Lawrence

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® and presenter Jean Dujardin.

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® and presenter Jean Dujardin during the live telecast on the ABC Television network from the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, Sunday, February 24, 2013. credit: Matt Petit / ©A.

Ang Lee

After winning the category achievement in directing for “Life of Pi”, director Ang Lee

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.

Ben Affleck

Producer Ben Affleck, producer George Clooney, presenter Jack Nicholoson, and producer Grant Heslov

Producer Ben Affleck, producer George Clooney, presenter Jack Nicholoson, and producer 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,, February 24, 2013.

 

Adele Adkins

After winning the category achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song) for “Skyfall” from “Skyfall”, Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth pose with Richard Gere .

After winning the category achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song) for “Skyfall” from “Skyfall”, Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth pose with Richard Gere during the live ABC Telecast of The Oscars® from the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA, Sunday, February 24, 2013. credit: Matt Petit / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Barbra Streisand

Barbra Streisand performs “The Way We Were”

Barbra performed on the Oscars stage , singing ‘The Way We Were!’ It was simply beautiful. credit:Us celebrity blog/ ©A.M.P.A.S.

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Daniel Day-Lewis wins the Oscar for Best Actor

British actor Daniel Day-Lewis wins a record third Best Actor award at the Oscars 2013. credit:Us celebrity blog/ ©A.M.P.A.S.

George Clooney

George Clooney, who won an Oscar in 2005 for his role in Syriana.

George Clooney is an American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter.2013 Academy Awards.

credit:Us celebrity blog/ ©A.M.P.A.S.

Hollywood Land

Hollywood Land The heart of Los Angeles.

Movies are our most universal art form, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is leading the effort to create the world’s foremost museum dedicated to the heritage and future of motion pictures, to be located in the heart of Los Angeles.

Feb 152013
 

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.”