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Oscars: Olivia Munn & Jason Segel To Host Sci-Tech Awards

Olivia Munn and Jason Segel are set to host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 13, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. They will present 11 awards to 33 individual recipients and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers during the evening.

“The Sci-Tech Awards Presentation is one Jason SegalRIDE ALONG 2 Cast Honored With Stars On The Official Miami Walk Of Fameof our special events during Oscar season, and we’re thrilled to have Olivia and Jason as this year’s hosts,” said Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs. “Their humor and charm will be terrific complements to the brilliance of our colleagues and their outstanding scientific and technical achievements.”

Munn’s feature film credits include Ride Along 2, Mortdecai, Deliver Us from Evil and Magic Mike. She also starred in HBO’s The Newsroom for three seasons. Munn will next be seen as Psylocke in the upcoming X-Men sequel X-Men: Apocalypse.

Segel currently stars in James Ponsoldt’s dramatic biopic, The End of the Tour. His other film credits include Forgetting Sarah Marshall (writer), The Muppets (writer, producer), Get Him to the Greek (writer, co-producer), I Love You, Man and Knocked Up. On television, Segel starred in How I Met Your Mother and Freaks and Geeks.

Portions of the Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation will be included in the Oscar telecast.

The 88th Oscars will air live  on Sunday, February 28 on ABC.

 

  1. Hey Cheryl,

    Just more white folks. Diversity doesn’t really cross the tech side, I guess.

    Again, for the record, I think the Academy really screwed the pooch with its all too quick reaction/actions. It has pissed off a much bigger majority of folks (in and out of the industry) who do not believe it acted with any real thought, honor and dignity…and even worse, with no regard to its members.

    I truly feel bad for Chris Rock. Hope he eats them alive and takes no prisoners.

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