February 7, 2013 13:41
'The Avengers' cast to present an award at the 2013 Oscars
But Scarlett Johansson and Chris Hemsworth won't appear
The cast of The Avengers will reunite at the 2013 Oscars to hand out an undisclosed award, reports Coming Soon.
Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Chris Evans and Mark Ruffalo will give out the award but other cast members Scarlett Johansson and Chris Hemsworth won't be there.
Show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron said in a statement: "We are happy to re-unite The Avengers cast to present on our show. Audiences who enjoyed the year's biggest box office hit will be excited to see these terrific actors back together again."
Robert Downey Jr. appeared in The Avengers as Iron Man and will reprise the role for Iron Man 3 released on April 26, 2013. Samuel L. Jackson played S.H.I.E.L.D agent Nick Fury along with Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, Chris Evans as Captain America and Mark Ruffalo as The Hulk. A S.H.I.E.L.D TV show is currently in development and Captain America: The Winter Soldier will be out on 4 April 2014.
Directed by Joss Weadon The Avengers is nominated for an Academy Award for Visual Effects and Samuel L. Jackson stars is this year's Best Picture nominee Django Unchained.
Other notable nominees include Lincoln and Argo for Best Picture, Bradley Cooper in Silver Linings Playbook and Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln for Best Actor and Anne Hathaway in Les Misérables for Best Supporting Actress.
Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane is hosting the Oscars on 24 February 2013.
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