The Larry Crowne star is to hand out a coveted Oscar at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland on Sunday, February 26.
Hanks will feature along with previously-announced presenters Jennifer Lopez and the cast of the box office smash Bridesmaids.
This year's Oscar ceremony will be hosted by Billy Crystal, who makes his return to the Academy Awards after eight years.
Hugo and The Artist lead this year's Oscar-nominated films, with both movies receiving multiple nominations including 'Best Picture'.
The 2012 Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 26 at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre.
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Watch Tom Hanks win an Academy Award for Philadelphia below: