Canadian Ryan Reynolds confirmed for MTV Movie Awards

The “2011 MTV Movie Awards” will be the hottest ticket in town with Hollywood’s biggest names ready to hand out golden popcorn awards LIVE on Sunday, June 5 at 9pm ET/8pm CT.

The first presenters to be announced, fans can tune-in to see the Green Lantern super powers of Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively as well as the talented duo Steve Carell and Emma Stone.  

Add to that the action-packed appearance of Transformers: Dark of the Moon’s Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Josh Duhamel and Patrick Dempsey and perennial favorite Cameron Diaz presenting with LOL-inducing Jason Segel, the outrageous and talented Nicki Minaj, and this year’s show is sure to deliver more of the one-of-kind and unpredictable moments the “MTV Movie Awards” are known for.

Jesse Eisenberg – fresh off his critically-acclaimed performance in The Social Network and nominated for the first time this year –is set to appear with last year’s host Aziz Ansari and funnyman Danny McBride. In addition, Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester and Katie Cassidy are confirmed to light up the stage. As previously announced, Jason Sudeikis will host the 20th annual event LIVE from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California.

The “2011 MTV Movie Awards” will turn fantasy into reality as the improbable materializes live before viewers’ eyes. The magic and wonder of movies will go from the big screen to the “Movie Awards” stage as the fantastical world of whimsical landscapes and larger-than-life, reality-defying moments that audiences love are celebrated. Sure to be a treat for the over-active imagination, this year’s ceremony will build upon the “Movie Awards” trademark individuality and status as Hollywood’s most outrageous live event to provide movie fans with an experience worthy of their favorite blockbusters from the past year.

Emmy® Award Winner Mark Burnett returns for the fifth year in a row to executive produce the “2011 MTV Movie Awards” in Los Angeles, where movie megastars will vie for the golden popcorn in award categories as only MTV could create them. The “2011 MTV Movie Awards” will be a dead heat as the blockbusters Inception and The Social Network give fan favorite film franchises The Twilight Saga and Harry Potter some serious competition that could make the night anyone’s to win. Winner voting at MovieAwards.MTV.com for the “2011 MTV Movie Awards” in 12 returning and all-new categories closes on Saturday, June 4. The BEST MOVIE category will remain an ongoing battle throughout the LIVE show.

The “2011 MTV Movie Awards” will be available to a potential viewing audience of more than 1.2 billion people via MTV’s global network of more than 60 channels reaching nearly 600 million households around the world as well as through syndication.  In addition, its convergent programming & content will reach the entire interactive community, via MTV’s more than 200 digital media properties around the world.

Mark Burnett serves as Executive Producer for the “2011 MTV Movie Awards.” Audrey Morrissey is Executive Producer.  Garrett English serves as Executive Producer and Executive In Charge for MTV. Jane Mun serves as Supervising Producer.  For MTV, Wendy Plaut is the Celebrity Talent Executive and Amy Doyle and Joanna Bomberg serve as the Executives In Charge of Music and Talent.

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