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Dave Grohl set for special Oscars performance

Morgan Freeman, J.J. Abrams also added to presenters list

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The Academy unveiled its next round of Oscar presenters and performers, a list headlined by previous winners Morgan Freeman and John Legend. J.J. Abrams, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Henry Cavill will also present during the ceremony on Feb. 28, and Dave Grohl will give a special performance.

“We’re thrilled to be joined by a movie icon, a filmmaking dynamo, a larger than life action hero, a master of satire and two world renowned music power-hitters,” Oscar producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin said in a statement. “This year’s show reflects a commitment to showcase cinematic contributions from a variety of genres and this latest list of presenters reflects just that.”

This year’s Oscars, hosted by Chris Rock, will air live on Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. ET on ABC. See this year’s nominees here, and check out the full list of presenters and performers below.  

J.J. Abrams
Patricia Arquette
Abraham Attah
Cate Blanchett
Emily Blunt
Louis C.K.
Steve Carell
Henry Cavill
Priyanka Chopra
Sacha Baron Cohen
Russell Crowe
Benicio del Toro
Chris Evans
Tina Fey
Morgan Freeman
Ryan Gosling
Louis Gossett, Jr.
Dave Grohl
Kevin Hart
Quincy Jones
Michael B. Jordan
Lady Gaga
Byung-hun Lee
John Legend
Jennifer Garner
Whoopi Goldberg
Jared Leto
Rachel McAdams  
Julianne Moore
Olivia Munn
Dev Patel
Eddie Redmayne
Daisy Ridley
Margot Robbie
Jason Segel
Andy Serkis
Sarah Silverman
J.K. Simmons
Sam Smith
Charlize Theron
Jacob Tremblay
Sofia Vergara
Kerry Washington
The Weeknd
Pharrell Williams
Reese Witherspoon