Chris Hemsworth to Join Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs for Oscar Nominations

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January 10th, 2014

Chris Hemsworth

via press release:

 

RELEASE
CHRIS HEMSWORTH TO JOIN
ACADEMY PRESIDENT CHERYL BOONE ISAACS
FOR OSCAR® NOMINATIONS
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - Actor Chris Hemsworth and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs will announce the 86th Academy Awards® nominations on Thursday, January 16. The Oscars® will air Sunday, March 2, 2014, live on ABC.
Boone Isaacs and Hemsworth will unveil the nominations at a 5:38 a.m. PT live news conference at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, where hundreds of media representatives from around the world will be gathered. Nominations information for all categories will be distributed simultaneously to news media in attendance and via the Internet on the official Academy Awards website, www.oscar.com.
Hemsworth made his feature film debut in 2009’s “Star Trek,” but it was his title role in “Thor” two years later that propelled him to worldwide prominence. He reprised the character in the Marvel blockbusters “The Avengers” and “Thor: The Dark World.” Hemsworth’s other feature credits include “Snow White and the Huntsman” and “Rush,” and he has starring roles in “Cyber” and “In the Heart of the Sea,” both due out next year.
Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2013 will be presented on Oscar® Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® and televised live on the ABC Television Network. The presentation, produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
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entertainment industry and people everywhere who love movies.
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  • MediaMan23

    Of the say 200 actors/directors/writers living in LA who have received Oscar nominations (or the statuette), not one was selected to do the honors? Instead this guy, who may not even be a member of the Academy, is selected. As dumb as having Ellen G (who I very much like) host, a woman also completely untied to the acting profession.
    Stupid moves, Academy.

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