OSCAR® Winners Leonardo Dicaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance And Alicia Vikander Return To The OSCARS® Stage

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Academy Award® winners Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance and Alicia Vikander will present at the 89th Oscars, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today.  All return to the Oscars stage after winning last year in their respective acting categories. 

Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network.

DiCaprio won last year for Actor in a Leading Role for "The Revenant."  He was previously nominated for his performances in "The Wolf of Wall Street" (2013), for which he also received a Best Picture nomination, "Blood Diamond" (2006), "The Aviator" (2004) and "What's Eating Gilbert Grape" (1993).  His film credits also include "The Great Gatsby" (2013), "Django Unchained" (2012) and "J. Edgar" (2011).

Larson's performance in "Room" earned her an Oscar for Actress in a Leading Role.  She has also appeared in "Trainwreck" (2015) and "Short Term 12" (2013).  Her upcoming films include "Captain Marvel," "Kong: Skull Island," "The Glass Castle" and "Unicorn Store."

Rylance won for Actor in a Supporting Role for "Bridge of Spies."  His other film credits include "The BFG" (2016) and the upcoming features "Dunkirk" and "Ready Player One."  A prolific stage actor, he earned Tony Awards for his performances in "Twelfth Night," "Jerusalem" and "Boeing-Boeing."

Vikander won for Actress in a Supporting Role for "The Danish Girl."  Her recent film credits include "The Light between Oceans" (2016), "Jason Bourne" (2016), "The Man from U.N.C.L.E." (2015) and "Ex Machina" (2015).  Her upcoming films include "Euphoria," "Submergence" and "Tomb Raider."

The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be broadcast live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.  The Oscars, produced by De Luca and Todd and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, also will be televised in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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