Quincy Jones and Kerry Washington Added

Quincy Jones and Kerry Washington will be among the presenters who will be handing out the Oscars at the 88th Academy Awards. The second slate of presenters, unveiled Monday, also includes India-born actress Priyanka Chopra, currently starring in ABC’s Quantico, and Korean actor Byung-hun Lee, starring in Antoine Fuqua‘s  Magnificent Seven.

Other presenters who are scheduled to take part in the Feb. 28 ceremony hosted by Chris Rock include Whoopi Goldberg, Kevin Hart, Benicio del Toro, The Weeknd and Pharrell Williams.

Also set to take part in the telecast are Steve Carell, Jared Leto, Julianne Moore, Lady Gaga, Ryan Gosling, Sam Smith, Olivia Munn, Margot Robbie, Jason Segel and Andy Serkis.

Because of the lack of non-white nominees in the acting categories and the resulting #OscarsSoWhite controversy, Spike Lee, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith all have said they would boycott the ceremony by not attending this year’s awards.

Jones, who served as musical director of the 1971 Oscar ceremony and is a seven time nominee, said on Jan. 20 during an appearance at the annual NATPE convention in Miami Beach: “There are two ways to do it. You can boycott it or you can fix it.”

The producer also said he would like to address the lack of diversity in Hollywood during the telecast. “I’m going to ask [the Academy] to let me speak for five minutes on the lack of diversity. If not, I’m not going to [present].”

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