The Oscars Want to Make 'Em Laugh
The 82nd Academy Awards are lining up a bunch of funny people to present the Oscars, including Sacha Baron Cohen, Jason Bateman, Steve Carell, Tina Fey and Ben Stiller, show producers Bill Mechanic and Adam Shankman announced.
This will be the debut appearances for Baron Cohen and Bateman, who also stars in the Best Picture nominee "Up in the Air."
Stiller has appeared on five previous Oscar telecasts, Carell has presented on three and Fey made her debut last year. They'll be joining their fellow comedy comrades, hosts Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin.
The Academy Awards will be televised live on Sunday, March 7, at the Kodak Theatre on ABC, beginning at 5 pm PST/ 8 pm EST.