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Leonardo Dicaprio, Brie Larson to present at Academy Awards

Academy Award winners Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance and Alicia Vikander will present at the 89th Oscars, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced on Tuesday.

All return to the Oscars stage after winning last year in their respective acting categories.  The Oscars will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and will telecast on Sunday, February 26.

Leonardo DiCaprio receiving Academy Award for Best Actor for “The Revenant”

DiCaprio won last year for Actor in a Leading Role for “The Revenant.”  He was previously nominated for his performances in “The Wolf of Wall Street” (2013), for which he also received a Best Picture nomination, “Blood Diamond” (2006), “The Aviator” (2004) and “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” (1993).

His film credits also include “The Great Gatsby” (2013), “Django Unchained” (2012) and “J. Edgar” (2011).

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Brie Larson in a scene from the film “Room”

Larson’s performance in “Room” earned her an Oscar for Actress in a Leading Role.  She has also appeared in “‪Trainwreck” (2015) and “‪Short Term 12” (2013).

Her upcoming films include “Captain Marvel,” “Kong: Skull Island,” “The Glass Castle” and “Unicorn Store.”

Mark Rylance winning the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting role for “Bridge of Spies”

Rylance won for Actor in a Supporting Role for “Bridge of Spies.”  His other film credits include “The BFG” (2016) and the upcoming features “Dunkirk” and “Ready Player One.”

A prolific stage actor, he earned Tony Awards for his performances in “Twelfth Night,” “Jerusalem” and “Boeing-Boeing.”

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Alicia Vikander in a scene from ‘The Danish Girl”

Vikander won for Actress in a Supporting Role for “The Danish Girl.”

Her recent film credits include “The Light between Oceans” (2016), “Jason Bourne” (2016), “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” (2015) and “Ex Machina” (2015).

Her upcoming films include “Euphoria,” “Submergence” and “Tomb Raider.”

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89th Academy Awards to be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be broadcast live on the ABC Television Network .

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.




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