Oprah Winfrey and Cate Blanchett join James Corden to present Tonys


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 all signed up to help present.

Cate Blanchett

The Late Late Show host James, who won a best actor Tony in 2012 for his role in One Man, Two Guvnors, will make his debut as the emcee on June 12 at the Beacon Theatre in New York City.

Comedy god Steve Martin and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Edie Brickell will also help present.

James Corden

The pair are up for a Tony as writers of the musical Bright Star, a complex love story set against the American South.