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Oscars 2019: Emilia Clarke, Jason Momoa join list of presenters

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Annie Martin
Emilia Clarke will take the stage at the 91st annual Academy Awards. File Photo by Christine Chew/UPI
Emilia Clarke will take the stage at the 91st annual Academy Awards. File Photo by Christine Chew/UPI | License Photo

Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Emilia Clarke and Jason Momoa will present awards at the Oscars this month.

The 32-year-old British actress and 39-year-old American actor, who co-starred on the HBO series Game of Thrones, were included in a second round of presenters announced in a press release Monday.

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Chadwick Boseman, Sarah Paulson, Javier Bardem, Angela Bassett, Laura Dern, Samuel L. Jackson, Stephan James, Keegan-Michael Key, KiKi Layne, James McAvoy and Melissa McCarthy will also present awards at the 91st Academy Awards.

"The array of talent anchoring the show this year has brought some of the most indelible moments in recent cinematic memory to audiences around the world," Oscars producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss said. "They join together to reconnect us with the nominees, their tremendous movies, and outstanding performances."

Awkwafina, Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Tina Fey, Allison Janney, Brie Larson, Jennifer Lopez, Frances McDormand, Gary Oldman, Amy Poehler, Sam Rockwell, Maya Rudolph, Amandla Stenberg, Charlize Theron, Tessa Thompson and Constance Wu were previously announced as presenters.

The 2019 Oscars will air Feb. 24 on ABC. The awards show will feature performances from the five Best Original Song nominees, in addition to Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic.

Clarke plays Daenerys Targaryen on Game of Thrones, which will return for an eighth and final season on HBO in April. Momoa portrayed Khal Drogo on the show, and most recently starred in the movie Aquaman.

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