A handful of star names from both film and television are among the first presenters confirmed to appear at the 67th annual Tony Awards ceremony honoring the best of Broadway.
While Scarlett Johansson and Cuba Gooding Jr. were passed over in the Tony nominations for their work this season in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and The Trip to Bountiful, respectively, both will be on hand as presenters. Johansson previously won a featured actress Tony for A View From the Bridge in 2010, while Gooding is making his Broadway debut alongside lead actress contender Cicely Tyson in Bountiful.
Also on board as a presenter is Tom Hanks, another Broadway newbie, nominated for lead actor in a play for his role in the late Nora Ephron's Lucky Guy.
Three-time Tony nominee Martha Plimpton, who last appeared on Broadway in 2008 in the musical revival Pal Joey, also will present. Ditto Jon Cryer, who is one of the producers this season of Ann, lead actress nominee Holland Taylor's one-woman play about former Texas governor Ann Richards.
Also on the list of presenters for this year is Jesse Eisenberg, who had a hit Off Broadway with his play The Revisionist, in which he starred opposite Vanessa Redgrave. That production was ineligible for Tony consideration given that the awards are open only to Broadway shows.
Hosted for the fourth time by Neil Patrick Harris, the Tonys will be presented on Sunday June 9 at New York's Radio City Music Hall, broadcast live on CBS starting at 8 p.m. ET with a West Coast time delay. Additional presenters are to be announced shortly.