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John Travolta to appear on Jimmy Kimmel's after-Oscar special

The program will also include appearances by Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Eddie Redmayne, Lupita Nyong'o, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges, Mila Kunis and Kristen Bell.

By Karen Butler
John Travolta to appear on Jimmy Kimmel's after-Oscar special
John Travolta arrives on the steps of the Palais des Festivals before the screening of the film "Clouds of Sils Maria" during the 67th annual Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 23, 2014. UPI/David Silpa | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- John Travolta -- who became the target of endless jokes after mispronouncing Idina Menzel's name at last year's Oscars -- is to be a guest on Jimmy Kimmel's special after the Academy Awards ceremony Sunday night.

Travolta is also booked to be a presenter on the Oscars telecast.

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"This year's Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars special will also include appearances by Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Eddie Redmayne, Lupita Nyong'o, John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges, Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and many more -- unless we run out of time," an ABC news release said.

Kimmel's previous After the Oscars programs have included star-studded movie parodies, as well as the memorable Handsome Men's Club sketch.

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