Russell Brand added to Oscar presenting line-up

Tuesday February 22, 2011

Comedian and actor Russell Brand has been added to the list of presenters for the upcoming Oscars.

The 35-year-old, who is married to Katy Perry, joined the roster along with Hollywood starlet Scarlett Johansson.

Russell was most recently seen in Get Him to the Greek and has lent his voice to the film Hop – which will be released in April.

The pair will hand out Oscars, joining the likes of Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Sandra Bulloock, Jude Law and Oprah Winfrey.

The 83rd annual Academy Awards will take place at Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre on February 27 at 8 pm.

Photo: © Getty

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