The three stars - along with The Fighter's Melissa Leo - each won Oscar trophies at last year's event and will be on hand to present to some of this year's winners, producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer confirmed.
Michael Douglas will also present an award during the ceremony on February 26, which will be broadcast live on ABC in the US and on Sky Movies in the UK.
Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Tina Fey, Emma Stone, Angelina Jolie, Chris Rock and Bradley Cooper are among those previously announced as presenters on the night.
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