Oscars 2012: Tom Hanks Added to List of Presenters
Brian Grazer and Don Mischer, producers of the 84th Academy Awards telecast, announced today that Tom Hanks will be a presenter at the ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 26.
In addition to being governor of the Academy, Hanks has enjoyed a longtime collaboration with Grazer, who produced his films Apollo 13, The Da Vinci Code, and Angels & Demons among others. Hanks joins other high profile presenters including Jennifer Lopez and the cast of 2011’s hit film Bridesmaids.
Hanks’ credits include Big, Saving Private Ryan, Cast Away, and most recently, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. Hanks won back-to-back Academy Awards for his performances in Philadelphia and Forrest Gump.