Bradley Cooper
(© David Gordon)
Bradley Cooper
(© David Gordon)
Stage and screen star Bradley Cooper has been added to the list of presenters for the 84th Annual Academy Awards, to be held on Sunday, February 26 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles and aired live on ABC-TV. Tony Award winner Billy Crystal will host the event.

As previously reported, presenters will include Halle Berry, Tom Cruise, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Tom Hanks, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lopez, Emma Stone, and cast members from the movie Bridesmaids, including Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, and Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy.

Martin Scorsese's Hugo leads the field with 11 nominations, followed by Michael Hazanivicius' The Artist, which has 10 nominations.

Stage veterans who are nominated for their acting work this year include Jessica Chastain, Glenn Close, Viola Davis, Christopher Plummer, Octavia Spencer, Meryl Streep, and Michelle Williams.

For more information, visit www.oscars.org.