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Melissa Benoist, Morgan Freeman, Grant Gustin, Taraji P. Henson, Dwayne Johnson, Michael Keaton next Golden Globe presenters


Thu, Jan 7th 2016 01:55 pm

"Supergirl" star Melissa Benoist, Viola Davis (four-time Golden Globe Award nominee, including 2016 nominee for Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama), Morgan Freeman (2012 Cecil B. DeMille Award recipient, Golden Globe Award winner, and five-time award nominee), "The Flash" star Grant Gustin, Maggie Gyllenhaal (Golden Globe Award winner and three-time award nominee), comedian Kevin Hart, Taraji P. Henson (2016 Golden Globe Award nominee for Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama), Terrence Howard (Golden Globe Award nominee), actor Ken Jeong, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Michael Keaton (Golden Globe Award winner and two-time award nominee), Lady Gaga (2016 Golden Globe Award nominee for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television), Eva Longoria (Golden Globe Award nominee), Jennifer Lopez (Golden Globe Award nominee), "Furious 7" villain Jason Statham and Mark Wahlberg (two-time Golden Globe Award nominee) are the second round of presenters announced by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards.

This accomplished group of individuals will join previously announced presenters Amy Adams, Jaimie Alexander, Patricia Arquette, Jim Carrey, Jamie Foxx, Mel Gibson, Amber Heard, Bryce Dallas Howard, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Lawrence, Helen Mirren, Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne, Amy Schumer, J.K. Simmons, Channing Tatum and Olivia Wilde.

Ricky Gervais returns for the fourth time to host the high-profile ceremony that will air on Sunday, Jan. 10, live coast to coast on NBC with the pre-show from 7-8 p.m. EST, and main telecast from 8-11 p.m. from the Beverly Hilton.

Founded in the 1940s during World War II, the HFPA was originally comprised of a handful of L.A.-based overseas journalists who sought to bridge the international community with Hollywood, and to provide distraction from the hardships of war through film. Seventy years later, members of the HFPA represent 55 countries with a combined readership of 250 million in some of the world's most respected publications.

Each year, the organization holds the third-most watched awards show on television, the Golden Globe Awards, which has enabled the organization to donate more than $23.9 million to entertainment-related charities and scholarship programs. For more information, visit www.hfpa.org and www.GoldenGlobes.com.

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