From the Oscars.org press release:
Oscar winners Morgan Freeman and John Legend have been added to the list of presenters along with J.J. Abrams, Sacha Baron Cohen and Henry Cavill for the 88th Oscars® telecast. Oscar producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin also announced a special performance by Dave Grohl for the 88th annual event, hosted by Chris Rock, airing live Oscar Sunday, February 28, on ABC.
The most recent list of presenters marks the return of Sacha Baron Cohen, Morgan Freeman and John Legend. J.J. Abrams, Henry Cavill and Dave Grohl take to the Oscar stage for the first time.
“We’re thrilled to be joined by a movie icon, a filmmaking dynamo, a larger than life action hero, a master of satire and two world renowned music power-hitters, “said Hill and Hudlin. “This year’s show reflects a commitment to showcase cinematic contributions from a variety of genres and this latest list of presenters reflects just that.”
Previously announced presenters and performers include: Russell Crowe, Chris Evans, Ryan Gosling, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto, Dev Patel, Eddie Redmayne, Daisy Ridley, and others.
Hosted by Chris Rock, the 88th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 28, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network at 7:00 p.m. EST/4:00 p.m. PST. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
Also announced today is the appearance of Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck and Jesse Eisenberg on Jimmy Kimmel Live for his annual After the Oscars show to talk about Batman V Superman.
Keep it tuned to HenryCavill.org and Jimmy Kimmel Live for more details as we get them and tune into the broadcast on February 28th. We'll keep you updated with all the latest news and will be live-tweeting the Oscars at Twitter.com/HenryCavillOrg.