The announcement was made on Monday, April 12, and the presenters are Angela Bassett, Halle Berry, Bong Joon Ho, Don Cheadle, Bryan Cranston, Laura Dern, Harrison Ford, Regina King, Marlee Matlin, Rita Moreno, Joaquin Phoenix, Brad Pitt, Reese Witherspoon, Renee Zellweger, and Zendaya.
The producers of the event, Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher, and Steven Soderbergh, said in a statement on Monday, " In keeping with our awards-show-as-a-movie approach, we've assembled a truly stellar cast of stars. There's so much wattage here, sunglasses may be required."
Topping the nominees' list is David Fincher's Mank with 10 nominations (including Best Picture, Best Director, and acting nods to stars Gary Oldman and Amanda Seyfried.
This year, six movies got six nominations in several categories (including Best Picture). They are Judas and the Black Messiah, Nomadland, Minari, Sound of Metal, The Trial of the Chicago 7, and The Father.
The 2021 Oscars will forge ahead after being delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the event set to take place at the Los Angeles' Union Station. Only presenters, nominees, and their guests will be in attendance.