The biggest films of the year compete at the 94th Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars. ABC and its broadcasters will air the ceremony on Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time and 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.
The show will feature a star-studded lineup of presenters, performers and hosts. Here’s what you need to know:
Hosts of the Oscars 2022
The final list of Oscars presenters includes: “Josh Brolin, Jacob Elordi, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jason Momoa, Jill Scott, JK Simmons, Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Rachel Zegler.”
They join previously announced stars including Halle Bailey, Stephanie Beatriz, Ruth E. Carter, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, Kevin Costner, Jamie Lee Curtis, DJ Khaled, Jennifer Garner, HER, Tiffany Haddish, Woody Harrelson, Tony Hawk, Anthony Hopkins, Samuel L. Jackson, Lily James, Daniel Kaluuya, Zoë Kravitz, Mila Kunis, Lady Gaga, John Leguizamo, Simu Liu, Rami Malek, Shawn Mendes, Bill Murray, Lupita Nyong’o, Elliot Page, Rosie Perez , Tyler Perry, Chris Rock, Tracee Ellis Ross, Naomi Scott, Kelly Slater, Wesley Snipes, Uma Thurman, John Travolta, Shaun White and Yuh-Jung Youn.”
Oscars 2022 Actors & Performances
In the days leading up to the ceremony, the Oscars announced a slew of performances, including four of their five nominees for Best Original Song. Due to a scheduling conflict, Van Morrison is unable to attend the Oscars and perform his nominated song “Down to Joy” from “Belfast.” according to a press release.
The Best Original Song performances are:
- Beyoncé performs “Be Alive” from “King Richard”
- Sebastián Yatra sings “Dos Oruguitas” from “Encanto”
- Billie Eilish and FINNEAS play “No Time To Die” from the James Bond film of the same name
- Reba McEntire performs “Somehow You Do” from “Four Good Days”
The Oscars previously announced Special performances by:
- An all-star band “featuring the show’s music director Adam Blackstone, blink 182 drummer Travis Barker, percussionist/vocalist Sheila E. and genre-bending pianist Robert Glasper”
- DJ D-Nice
- The Samples, “a vocal group led by Jason White”
- An orchestra
The hit “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” also makes its live debut, with Encanto’s Adassa, Stephanie Beatriz, Mauro Castillo, Carolina Gaitan and Diane Guerrero. The Oscars have been announced They are joined by Becky G and Luis Fonsi.
Who is hosting the Oscars 2022
Amy Schumer, Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes join forces to host the 94th Academy Awards, a first appearance in the role for each. according to a press release. The Oscars have gone without a host in recent history, with Jimmy Kimmel last filling the role in 2018.
“This year’s show is about uniting film lovers. It’s fitting that we lined up three of the most dynamic, hilarious women with vastly different comedic styles,” said the show’s producer, Will Packer, in a press release. “I know that the fun that Regina, Amy and Wanda will have will carry over to our audience as well. Lots of surprises in store! Expect the unexpected!”
The three women added: “We want people to prepare to have a good time. It’s been a while.”
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