Chris Hemsworth will announce Oscar nominations Jan. 16

Chris Hemsworth will announce the Academy Award nominations on Thursday, Jan. 16.

He will be joined by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs to unveil the nominees beginning 5:38 a.m. PT/8:38 a.m. ET at a live news conference at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

The 86th Academy Awards will air live Sunday, March 2 on ABC. Ellen DeGeneres will host. Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are producers.