(photo by Jeff Rutherford) Oscar winner Javier Bardem joins the list of stars as Oscars 2017 presenters.

Bardem won an Oscar for Actor in a Supporting Role for NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN (2007).  He has been nominated for Actor in a Leading Role twice, for BIUTIFUL (2010) and BEFORE NIGHT FALLS (2000).  Bardem starred in the Oscar-winning films SKYFALL (2012) and VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA (2008).  Other notable credits include THE COUNSELOR (2013), EAT PRAY LOVE (2010), THE SEA INSIDE (2004) and MONDAYS IN THE SUN (2002).  Bardem will appear next in ESCOBAR, MOTHER! and PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES.

Oscar presenters announce the Academy Awards nominees, reveal the winner and hand the gold statuette to the winner on stage.

Other presenters named by the Academy are:

Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance, Alicia Vikander, Amy Adams, Riz Ahmed, John Cho, Dwayne Johnson,  Felicity Jones, Leslie Mann, Janelle Monáe, David Oyelowo, Emma Stone, Charlize Theron, Halle Berry, Jamie Dornan, Chris Evans, Gael Garcia Bernal, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Dakota Johnson, Kate McKinnon, Shirley MacLaine and  Hailee Steinfeld.

Charlize Theron. Photo by Lindsay Teed.

2017 Oscars presenter CharlizeTheron won an Oscar for Actress in a Leading Role for MONSTER (2003).  Additionally, she garnered an Actress in a Supporting Role nomination for NORTH COUNTRY (2005).  Theron’s feature credits also include the Oscar-winning films MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (2015) and THE CIDER HOUSE RULES (1999) as well as the Oscar-nominated films KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS (2016), SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN (2012), PROMETHEUS (2012) and IN THE VALLEY OF ELAH (2007).  She will next appear in THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS, THE COLDEST CITY and TULLY.

The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be broadcast live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 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 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on Oscar.com.


About Barb Teed

Barb has a M.A. in Liberal Studies from Hamline University, St. Paul, Minn., a B.A. in Media Studies from New School University, NYC., and Associates of Arts degree in Anthropology from Normandale Community College, Bloomington Minn. I was born in Duluth, Minn.