Academy Award®-nominated actress Reese Witherspoon will be a presenter at the 78th Academy Awards ceremony, telecast producer Gil Cates announced today.

Witherspoon recently received her first Oscar nomination for her 2005 leading role as June Carter Cash in Walk the Line. She will be seen next in "Penelope."

Her film credits include Election, Vanity Fair, the Legally Blonde films, Sweet Home Alabama, Pleasantville and Freeway.

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Witherspoon will join fellow presenters Hilary Swank, Jamie Foxx, Morgan Freeman, Jessica Alba, Owen Wilson, Luke Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Will Ferrell, Queen Latifah, Clint Eastwood, Terrence Howard, Meryl Streep, Will Smith, Steve Carrell, Nicole Kidman, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Uma Thurman, Charlize Theron, Naomi Watts and Lily Tomlin.

Brian B.