2021 Oscars Awards: hosts, presenters and performances
Last year's acting awards winners, Laura Dern, Joaquin Phoenix, Brad Pitt and Renée Zellweger, lead an all-star cast at the 93rd Academy Awards.
The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony will be held in Los Angeles on Sunday 25 April at the Dolby Theatre and Union Station after a two-month delay due to the coronavirus pandemic. Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra Jonas announced the nominees in March and the winners will be unveiled by a star-studded line-up of hosts in Los Angeles and around the world via satellite in a gala broadcast across 225 countries and territories.
Oscars 2021: confirmed hosts
The ceremony will be directed by veteran live event maestro Glenn Weiss and produced by Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh. Among the confirmed hosts for the Oscars are:
Bong Joon Ho
Oscars 2021: live performances
Before the ceremony gets underway, the songs nominated for Best Original Song will be performed live, four of them on the rooftop of the Dolby Theatre and one from Húsavík, Iceland.
The five nominated songs and their performers are:
Celeste: Hear My Voice from The Trial of the Chicago 7
H.E.R.: Fight for You from Judas and the Black Messiah
Laura Pausini with Diane Warren: lo sì (Seen) from The Life Ahead
Leslie Odom Jr.: Speak Now from One Night in Miami…
Molly Sandén: Husavik from Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga