WE’RE THRILLED TO BE JOINED BY A MOVIE ICON, A FILMMAKING DYNAMO, A LARGER THAN LIFE ACTION HERO, A MASTER OF SATIRE AND TWO WORLD RENOWNED MUSIC POWER-HITTERS. THIS YEAR’S SHOW REFLECTS A COMMITMENT TO SHOWCASE CINEMATIC CONTRIBUTIONS FROM A VARIETY OF GENRES,” SAID OSCAR PRODUCERS DAVID HILL AND REGINALD HUDLIN.
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl will perform at the 2016 Academy Awards in Los Angeles on February 28, reports Rolling Stone.
Dave Grohl, 47, who made his debut as a director in 2013 with the documentary Sound City, has been billed as giving a “special performance.”
“We’re thrilled to be joined by a movie icon, a filmmaking dynamo, a larger than life action hero, a master of satire and two world renowned music power-hitters,” said Oscar producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin.
“This year’s show reflects a commitment to showcase cinematic contributions from a variety of genres and this latest list of presenters reflects just that,” they added.
Pharrell, Lady Gaga, the Weeknd and Sam Smith will also perform at the ceremony.