Bruce Dern, nominated for an Oscar for his lead role in “Nebraska,” will join the list of presenters at the 2014 Writers Guild Awards ceremony, the guild said Thursday.
The event will be held on Saturday, February 1, at the JW Marriott Hotel at L.A. Live.
Also handing out the honors will be two-time Emmy and Golden Globe-winning “The Good Wife” star Julianna Margulies, Oscar-nominated writer-actress Julie Delpy (“Before Midnight”), “Castle” star Stana Katic, three-time SAG Award-nominated “Breaking Bad” actress Betsy Brandt, “Rizzoli & Isles” co-star Sasha Alexander and six Daytime Emmy Award-winning “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek.
Cort Casaday is returning for his fifth turn as executive producer of the West Coast ceremony, held simultaneously with a WGA East ceremony in New York. The Emmy Award and three-time Image Award-winning producer-writer will be joined by talent producer Carole Propp, director Joe DeMaio and head writer Dave Boone, who will share scripting duties with Beth Armogida.
Also scheduled to appear are Academy Award-winning comedy director-writer Mel Brooks, who will present the WGAW’s Screen Laurel lifetime achievement award to Oscar-nominated screenwriter-director Paul Mazursky (“An Unmarried Woman”).
Two-time Golden Globe and Daytime Emmy-winner Henry Winkler will present the guild’s TV Laurel lifetime achievement award to “Happy Days” creator Garry Marshall, and Oscar-nominated actress Jennifer Tilly will present the Guild’s Valentine Davies Award to “The Simpsons” co-developer Sam Simon.
WGA-winning screenwriter Bob Eisele (“The Great Debaters”) will present the WGAW’s Morgan Cox Award for guild service posthumously to the late Thomas C. Cook (“The China Syndrome”).
More presenters will be announced closer to the date of the show, which will be hosted by Brad Garrett.
The show will be streamed live on www.latimes.com beginning at 6 p.m. PT on Feb. 1.
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