Six actresses - Rose Byrne, Ellie Kemper, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig - from the hit comedy Bridesmaids will be presenters at the 84th Annual Academy Awards, telecast producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer announced today.
McCarthy received her first Oscar nomination this year for her supporting role in the film, and Wiig also became a first-time nominee for the film's original screenplay. All six will be making their first Oscar show appearances.
Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 will be presented on Sunday, February 26, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.