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Oscars: Jennifer Lawrence and Jodie Foster to Replace Casey Affleck as Presenters

Affleck stepped down in late January.

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Following the news that Casey Affleck will not be presenting this year’s Oscar for Best Actress, Variety reports that the actor will be replaced by Jennifer Lawrence and Jodie Foster. Tradition dictates that the previous year’s Best Actor winner present the award, but Affleck, who has faced controversy over sexual harassment accusations, stepped down in late January.

That isn’t the only change, as Emma Stone shan’t be presenting Best Actor; she’ll be replaced by Jane Fonda and Helen Mirren. All four new presenters are Oscar winners themselves: Lawrence for “Silver Linings Playbook,” Foster for “The Accused” and “The Silence of the Lambs,” Fonda for “Coming Home,” and Mirren for “The Queen.”

The ceremony takes place tomorrow night. Here’s the full list of announced presenters:

Mahershala Ali
Emily Blunt
Chadwick Boseman
Sandra Bullock
Dave Chappelle
Viola Davis
Eugenio Derbez
Laura Dern
Ansel Elgort
Jane Fonda
Jodie Foster
Gal Gadot
Jennifer Garner
Greta Gerwig
Eiza González
Tiffany Haddish
Mark Hamill
Armie Hammer
Tom Holland
Oscar Isaac
Ashley Judd
Nicole Kidman
Matthew McConaughey
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Helen Mirren
Rita Moreno
Kumail Nanjiani
Lupita Nyong’o
Margot Robbie
Gina Rodriguez
Eve Marie Saint
Emma Stone
Wes Studi
Kelly Marie Tran
Christopher Walken
Daniela Vega

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