Marisa Tomei To Host Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards

Marisa TomeiOscar®-winning actress Marisa Tomei will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards on Saturday, February 12, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. Tomei will present 11 awards to 23 individual recipients during the evening.

Tomei won a Supporting Actress Academy Award® in 1992 for her performance in “My Cousin Vinny.” She has since received nominations in the category for her roles in “In the Bedroom” (2001) and “The Wrestler” (2008). Tomei will next be seen in the features “The Lincoln Lawyer,” with Matthew McConaughey and Ryan Phillippe, “Crazy, Stupid, Love” with Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, and “The Ides of March” with George Clooney, Gosling and Paul Giamatti.

Academy Awards® for outstanding film achievements of 2010 will be presented on Sunday, February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.