I didn’t get to post this yesterday, but it’s better late than never, I’ve received the press release from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences stating that star of the upcoming RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION, hottie Milla Jovovich will host the 2012 Academy’s Sci-Fi Tech Awards on Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. Jovovich will present 10 awards to 30 individual recipients during the evening..
February 6, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Milla Jovovich to Host Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards
Beverly Hills, CA – Actress Milla Jovovich will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards on Saturday, February 11, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. Jovovich will present 10 awards to 30 individual recipients during the evening.
Jovovich is the star of “The Fifth Element” and the “Resident Evil” franchise. She will next be seen in the feature “Resident Evil: Retribution.”
Portions of the Scientific and Technical Awards presentation will be included in the Oscar® ceremony.
Academy Awards® for outstanding film achievements of 2011 will be presented on Sunday, February 26, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.
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