"We are happy to re-unite the ‚ÄėAvengers‚Äô cast to present on our show," said Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. "Audiences who enjoyed the year's biggest box office hit will be excited to see these terrific actors back together again."
Downey has twice been nominated for an Oscar, for his leading role in ‚ÄúChaplin‚ÄĚ (1992) and for his supporting role in ‚ÄúTropic Thunder‚ÄĚ (2008). Evans, who will be making his first Oscar show appearance, will be seen in the upcoming ‚ÄúThe Iceman.‚ÄĚ Jackson was nominated in 1994 for his supporting role in ‚ÄúPulp Fiction.‚ÄĚ¬† He can also be seen in this year‚Äôs Best Picture nominee ‚ÄúDjango Unchained.‚ÄĚ
Renner was nominated for his leading role in 2009 Best Picture winner ‚ÄúThe Hurt Locker‚ÄĚ and for his supporting role in ‚ÄúThe Town‚ÄĚ (2010).¬† Renner had roles in this year‚Äôs ‚ÄúThe Bourne Legacy‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúMission: Impossible ‚Äď Ghost Protocol‚ÄĚ (2011). Ruffalo received his first nomination for his supporting role in 2010 Best Picture nominee ‚ÄúThe Kids Are All Right.‚ÄĚ
No word on if the actors will be appearing in costume or why Thor and Black Widow couldn't make it. The Academy Awards air on Sunday, February 24, on ABC.