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Tony presenters will include Oprah Winfrey, Cate Blanchett

FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2015 file photo, James Corden arrives at the Hollywood Film Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Corden, of CBS’s "The Late Late Show," and a Tony-award winner, will host  the 70th Annual Tony Awards from the Beacon Theatre on June 12, in New York. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

FILE – In this Nov. 1, 2015 file photo, James Corden arrives at the Hollywood Film Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Corden, of CBS’s “The Late Late Show,” and a Tony-award winner, will host the 70th Annual Tony Awards from the Beacon Theatre on June 12, in New York. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — James Corden will have some big names helping him hand out Tony Awards: Oprah Winfrey, Cate Blanchett, Carole King, Audra McDonald, Saoirse Ronan, Patina Miller and Nathan Lane have signed up to help present.

Corden, a Tony-winner and the host of CBS’s “The Late Late Show” will make his debut as the emcee June 12 at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. It will be televised on CBS.

Comedy god Steve Martin and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Edie Brickell will also help present. The pair is up for a Tony as the writers of the musical “Bright Star,” a complex love story set against the American South.

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