Les Mis Among the Musicals to be Honored at the Oscars

Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway in Les Miserables

Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway in 'Les Miserables' - Photo © Universal Pictures

The 2013 Oscar show producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan have announced they’ll be celebrating musicals released over the past 10 years during this year’s Academy Awards show. Announcing the musical celebration, producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron said, “The musical as a motion picture genre has had a remarkable renaissance in the last decade. We are excited to showcase three musical films — Chicago, Dreamgirls and Les Misérables — on our Oscar® show.”
In addition, the producers have announced that Adele will be singing “Skyfall” from the Bond movie, Skyfall, and Norah Jones will sing “Everybody Needs a Best Friend” from Ted during the Oscar broadcast.
The 85th Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
Source: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
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