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More than 200 to be recognized in memoriam gallery on A.frame
√ Oscars set to air live March 12, on ABC
Grammy-winning musician Lenny Kravitz will deliver the “in memoriam” performance at the 95th Oscars, executive producers and showrunners Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner, and executive producer Molly McNearney announced. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, “The Oscars” will air live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 12 (8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT).
A writer, producer and multiinstrumentalist, Kravitz has transcended genre throughout a three-decade-plus musical career. He has recorded 11 studio albums that have sold 40 million copies worldwide and won four consecutive Grammy Awards. Kravitz appeared in such films as “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “The Hunger Games” and “Precious.”
Following the broadcast tribute, more than 200 filmmakers, artists and executives will be memorialized in an extended photo gallery on A.frame, the Academy’s digital magazine.
The producers will continue to announce talent joining the show leading up to the ceremony.
The 95th Oscars will be held at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 200 territories worldwide.