The Academy declined to comment but several sources say Oscar telecast producers Michael DeLuca and Jennifer Todd personally reached out to the duo to present the top award of the evening. (Plans could change, of course, but sources say the Oscars run of show is being finalized this week.)
Both Beatty, 79, and Dunaway, 76, continue to act in movies. Dunaway is featured in three films that are in the can, according to IMDB. As for Beatty, he recently made his first on-screen appearance in 15 years in the 2016 period piece drama Rules Don’t Apply, which he also co-wrote, produced and directed.
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SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter – Scott Feinberg, Chris Gardner