Native Actor Wes Studi Just Announced As An Official Presenter at the 90th Oscar
Standing alongside an impressive array of actors and actresses as Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman) Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker) and others, Native Actor Wes Studi is one of the esteemed actors that will be presenting Oscars at this year’s 90th awards.
Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced 10 more presenters for the 90th Oscars® telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, March 4, on the ABC Television Network.
The additional presenters announced include Gal Gadot, Mark Hamill, Armie Hammer, Oscar Isaac, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gina Rodriguez, Eva Marie Saint, Wes Studi, Kelly Marie Tran and Zendaya.
“Together, these artists represent some of the most beloved movies of our generation,” said De Luca and Todd. “It’s an honor to welcome them to the 90th Oscars stage.”
Shortly after the announcement, Wes Studi took to Twitter stating, “Exciting News! I’m going to be presenting the Sound Editing Oscar at the Academy Awards together with Laura Dern! Tune in at 5 p.m. PST, March 4.
Exciting News! I’m going to be presenting the Sound Editing Oscar at the Academy Awards together with Laura Dern! Tune in at 5 p.m. PST, March 4. https://t.co/88QzE0FlKW
— Wes Studi (@WesleyStudi) February 21, 2018
Studi most recently starred in “Hostiles” (2017). His starring credits also include the Oscar-winning films “Avatar” (2009), “The Last of the Mohicans” (1992) and “Dances with Wolves” (1990). Additionally, he appeared in the Oscar-nominated films “The New World” (2005) and “Geronimo: An American Legend” (1993). He will next appear in “A Dog’s Way Home.”
The 90th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be broadcast live on the ABC Television Network at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The Oscars, produced by De Luca and Todd and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, also will be televised in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide. Additionally, “The Oscars: All Access” live stream from the red carpet and backstage will begin at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT on Oscar.com.
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