Movie awards: meet the presenters

The 2013 MTV Movie Awards, starring Rebel Wilson as host, are mere hours away, and you better believe the Australian actress will pitch slap the ceremony so hard. But, well, she can’t do it all alone. Enter a roster of highly capable, incredibly good-looking presenters, who will offer an assist to the 27-year-old hostess with the mostess.

So before you tune in to the big show at 9e/6p, why not meet a few of the fine folks taking the stage at Sony Picture Studios?

Zac Efron

Age: 25

Movie Awards bona fides: Efron has two Golden Popcorns to his name: Breakthrough Performance (“Hairspray”) and Best Male Performance (“High School Musical 3: Senior Year”). He has an additional three nominations for Best Kiss (“High School Musical 3: Senior Year”) and Best Male Performance (“17 Again,” “Charlie St. Cloud”).

What he’ll be presenting: You’ll have to ask Zefron yourself. Send him our love.

Where you’ll see him next: The heartthrob recently wrapped production on the romantic comedy “Are We Officially Dating?” set for release sometime this year.

Kim Kardashian

Age: 32

Movie Awards bona fides: The reality starlet is a newbie to the big show.

What she’ll be presenting: Kardashian will introduce Selena Gomez’s first live performance of “Come & Get It.”

Where you’ll see her next: Season eight of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” kicks off June 2.

Liam Hemsworth

Age: 23

Movie Awards bona fides: The “Hunger Games” hunk was nominated last year for his Breakthrough Performance as Gale Hawthorne.

What he’ll be presenting: Hemsworth is bringing a feast with him: the highly anticipated trailer for “Catching Fire.”

Where you’ll see him next: In case you hadn’t yet sensed a theme, the Australian actor will return to Panem in November’s “Catching Fire.” You can also see him in October’s “Paranoia,” starring Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman.

Brad Pitt

Age: 49

Movie Awards bona fides: The “World War Z” star is a Movie Awards veteran, receiving his first nomination in 1995 for Best On-Screen Duo alongside Tom Cruise in “Interview With the Vampire.” He has a total of four Golden Popcorns on his mantel — the most recent with “Mr. & Mrs. Smith” co-star/partner Angelina Jolie for Best Fight.

What he’ll be presentingPitt will proffer the night’s top honour: Movie of the Year.

Where you’ll see him next: Hide your brains! The actor will be fighting off a zombie pandemic in “World War Z,” out June 21.

Chloe Grace Moretz

Age: 16

Movie Awards bona fides: 2010 was a banner year for the teen, who took home trophies for Biggest Badass Star and Best Breakout Star for her performance in “Kick-Ass.” She also has a Best Fight nomination under her belt for the action flick.

What she’ll be presenting: You’ll have to fight her for the info.

Where you’ll see her next: Moretz will reprise her role as heroine Hit Girl in August’s “Kick-Ass 2” and get bloody for “Carrie” in October.

Logan Lerman

Age: 21

Movie Awards bona fides: The “Perks of Being a Wallflower” actor is up for two Golden Popcorns, thanks to his turn as loner Charlie: Best Musical Moment and Best Kiss. He’s been previously nominated for Best Fight and Best Breakout Star for “Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief.”

What he’ll be presenting: Much like his wallflower character, Lerman’s keeping quiet about this one.

Where you’ll see him next: The actor will return to Camp Half-Blood in August for “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.”

Peter Dinklage

Age: 43

Movie Awards bona fides: This is probably the only thing the “Game of Thrones” actor has in common with Kim Kardashian — he too is a Movie Awards neophyte.

What he’ll be presentingDinklage will hand over the first-ever Comedic Genius Award to his “Elf” co-star Will Ferrell.

Where you’ll see him next: The actor can currently be seen as Tyrion Lannister in HBO’s hit series “Game of Thrones.” He also has a number of projects in the works, including a role in “X-Men: Days of Future Past.”

Chris Pine

Age: 32

Movie Awards bona fides: Pine has two nominations to his name thanks to 2009’s “Star Trek”: Best Breakout Star and Biggest Badass Star.

What he’ll be presenting: The actor is appearing alongside his Starship Enterprise cohorts Zoe Saldana and Zachary Quinto. What that means exactly, we don’t know.

Where you’ll see him next: Four words: “Star Trek Into Darkness.” Check it out May 17.


Age: 26

Movie Awards bona fides: Ke$ha is a Movie Awards virgin. Surprising.

What she’ll be presentingThe singer will introduce Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ performance of their new single, “Can’t Hold Us.”

Where you’ll see her next: Ke$ha’s MTV docuseries, “Ke$ha: My Crazy Beautiful Life,” premieres on Tuesday, April 23 at 11 p.m. ET. She can also be seen on Vinny Guadagnino’s new series, “The Show With Vinny,” immediately following the Movie Awards.

Melissa McCarthy

Age: 42

Movie Awards bona fides: “Bridesmaids” was McCarthy’s introduction to the Movie Awards in 2012, where she won two trophies (Best Comedic Performance and Best Gut-Wrenching Performance) and received a nomination for Breakthrough Performance.

What she’ll be presenting: The funny lady will hand over the Golden Popcorn for Best Male Performance during the night’s first act.

Where you’ll see her next: “The Heat” will be on June 28, when McCarthy and Sandra Bullock hit theaters in their crime-fighting comedy directed by “Bridesmaid” helmer Paul Feig.