The BIGGEST movie event of the year

La La Land’s A-listers are preparing for the 91st Academy Awards®- an evening of prestigious prize-giving at the Dolby Theatre® at the Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood. Watch the star-studded ceremony live on M-Net Movies Premiere on Monday 25 February at 03:00 CAT, and on Prime Time on the same day on M-Net at 21:00 CAT.

M-Net and M-Net Movies will also  be sending the vivacious The Voice South Africa host Anele Mdoda to the glamorous event, where she’ll be interviewing the attendees and giving South Africans an exclusive look at the biggest night of the awards season. The special, Anele at the Oscars® airs on M-Net Movies Premiere on Monday 25 February at 20:30 CAT.

The Academy has also announced that the legendary Queen will be performing at the ceremony, alongside pop sensation Adam Lambert – prompting some Twitter hype from Queen and Lambert themselves. Also set to perform is the delightful Bette Midler, who will sing the Oscar-nominated song “The Place Where Lost Things Go” from Mary Poppins.

Previously announced presenters who will be on the stage designed by David Korins, featuring over 41 000 Swarvoski crystals and 40 000 roses, include:  Elsie Fisher, Danai Gurira, Brian Tyree Henry, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Keaton, Helen Mirren, John Mulaney, Tyler Perry,  Pharrell Williams, Krysten Ritter, Paul Rudd along with Michelle Yeoh, Awkwafina, Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Tina Fey, Allison Janney, Brie Larson, Jennifer Lopez, Frances McDormand, Gary Oldman, Amy Poehler, Sam Rockwell, Maya Rudolph, Amandla Stenberg, Charlize Theron, Tessa Thompson and Constance Wu.

Javier Bardem, Angela Bassett, Chadwick Boseman, Emilia Clarke, Laura Dern, Samuel L. Jackson, Stephan James, Keegan-Michael Key, KiKi Layne, James McAvoy, Melissa McCarthy, Jason Momoa and Sarah Paulson will also be presenting awards at the ceremony.

Watch the 91st  Annual Academy Awards® live on M-Net Movies Premiere , Monday 25 February at 03:00 CAT and on Prime Time on M-Net 102 at 21:00 CAT on the same day.