Hollywood icons Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy will present at the 84th Annual Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. This is The Muppets' fifth appearance at the Academy Awards.
Fresh from their triumphant critical and box office success in Disney's The Muppets, which is Oscar nominated for Best Song, "Man or Muppet," superstars Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy are undeniably still one of the world's most celebrated Hollywood power couples. Their place in motion picture and television history has been cemented for decades, as evidenced by their well-deserved invitation to be presenters at this year's Academy Awards ceremony.
Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy join a stellar list of previously announced Oscar presenters, including Halle Berry, Rose Byrne, Bradley Cooper, Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Tom Hanks, Angelina Jolie, Milla Jovovich, Ellie Kemper, Jennifer Lopez, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Chris Rock, Maya Rudolph, Ben Stiller, Emma Stone and Kristen Wiig.
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.