Anna Kendrick Announced as One of Performers for the Upcoming Academy Awards
Whether you’re up for an award or set to perform for the night, being one of the most appreciated artists by the Oscars is truly a great honor. And as the list of the special night’s performers gets filled, one of the recently announced stars about to go onstage is Anna Kendrick.
Based on the latest update on Oscars’ official site, show producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan announced that Anna Kendrick will be joining the night as one of the performers on Feb. 9, 2015.
“Out of the woods and on to the Oscar stage, Anna will be performing something special that is sure to be an ‘Only on the Oscars’ moment.” Meron and Zadan said in their shared statement.
Kendrick, on the other hand, has also kept mum on the details of her upcoming performance. Although, she could hardly contain her excitement.
Aside from Kendrick, IndieWire.com reported the other upcoming Oscars performers including Jack Black, Tegan & Sara, Tim McGraw, and many more. Moreover, Oscars 2015 host Neil Patrick Harris is also set to perform an original song-and-dance number, which will be written by Oscar-winning couple Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez of “Frozen.”
Oscar-nominated songs from 2014’s movies will also be performed for the night. John Legend and Common will be performing “Glory,” their collaboration song for the movie “Selma.” Maroon 5’s Adam Levine will be singing “Lost Stars” from the movie “Begin Again.”
As an actress and a singer, Kendrick can be considered to be quite experienced. She was previously nominated as a supporting actress in 2009’s “Up in the Air.” Her recent movies include musicals like Disney’s 2014 movie “Into the Woods” and “Pitch Perfect” in 2012. Later this year, she will be starring in “The Last Five Years,” “The Hollars,” and “Pitch Perfect 2.”
The 87th Oscars awards will be held on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 at the Dolby Theatre. It will also be premiere live on ABC at 7 p.m. and in many other countries worldwide.
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