'Marvel's The Avengers' Cast Members to Present at the '85th Annual Academy Awards'

Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo will present an award at the awards ceremony hosted by Seth MacFarlane.
Five Marvel's The Avengers stars will present at the 85th Annual Academy Awards
Five Marvel's The Avengers stars will present at the 85th Annual Academy Awards
Marvel's The Avengers cast mates Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo will present together on the Oscar stage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today.

"We are happy to re-unite the Avengers cast to present on our show. Audiences who enjoyed the year's biggest box office hit will be excited to see these terrific actors back together again."


Downey Jr. has twice been nominated for an Oscar, for his leading role in Chaplin (1992) and for his supporting role in Tropic Thunder (2008).

Evans, who will be making his first Oscar show appearance, will be seen in the upcoming The Iceman.

Jackson was nominated in 1994 for his supporting role in Pulp Fiction. He can also be seen in this year's Best Picture nominee Django Unchained.

Renner was nominated for his leading role in 2009 Best Picture winner The Hurt Locker and for his supporting role in The Town (2010). Renner had roles in this year's The Bourne Legacy and "Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol (2011).

Ruffalo received his first nomination for his supporting role in 2010 Best Picture nominee The Kids Are All Right.

Academy Awards 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.

Marvel's The Avengers was released May 4th, 2012 and stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg. The film is directed by Joss Whedon.

The Academy Awards episode 61.1, "The 85th Annual Academy Awards" stars Seth MacFarlane and is directed by Don Mischer.



Sources: Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences

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  1. Sean

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx I didn't think of another way of asking what i asked at the time. That's why i had posted it that way at the time.

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  2. Nicholaus XX

    @themoviefanatic -- I got exactly what you said; I just didn't understand why you said it the way that you did.

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  3. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx Hope you didn't go in blind on that one

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  4. Sean

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx You don't get what i said?

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  5. Nicholaus XX

    @themoviefanatic -- You never fail to amuse me with your ill-constructed sentences.

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  6. Sean

    Maybe something will be announced by one of the cast from The Avengers movie, about The Avengers 2 considering that some of the cast of The Avengers movie will be there?

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  7. ROFLitschristian

    They better fly in or it's a waste.

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  8. SherlockHolmes2009

    Well at least theyll be there

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  9. LordFolken

    Avengers Assemble?

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  10. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Just call it Avengers :p

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  11. Thomas Clarke (Kiion)

    I like this news alot :D never watched it live but def up for watching it life this year :D

    2 years agoby @thomasclarkeFlag