November 14, 2007 04:24:05 GMT
Lineup includes Meryl Streep, Uma Thurman, Kyra Sedgwick, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Peter Sarsgaard, among others.
An all-star lineup has been compiled to serve as the presenters for the upcoming Gotham Awards which celebrates its 17th anniversary this year, IFP as the organization holding the event announced Tuesday, November 13, 2007.
Names mentioned include Oscar-recognized Meryl Streep and Uma Thurman with fellow actresses like Kyra Sedgwick, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Keri Russell, Kerry Washington, Vera Farmiga, and Indian beauty Tabu also in the list. Meanwhile, the male side for now is only represented by actor Peter Sarsgaard and director Sidney Lumet, whose latest work "Before The Devil Knows You're Dead" is currently circulating in theaters.
The award ceremony is scheduled to take place at Brooklyn's Steiner Studios on Tuesday, November 27, 2007 with Tony Award winner Sarah Jones as the host. It will be broadcast to nearly 20 million people through distribution partnerships with Documentary Channel, Netflix, and NYC TV, which is set to air it twice on December 4 and December 8, 2007.