Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have pulled back the curtain a bit farther, revealing that this year's Oscar broadcast has just added more performers to the movie musical tribute. Musicals from the last decade will be the focus of the tribute which is now set to include performances by Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls), Catherine Zeta-Jones (Chicago), Russell Crowe, Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, and Helena Bonham Carter (all from Les Miserables).
Announcing the new additions to the musical tribute, producers Zadan and Meron said, "We are pleased to have been able to amass so much talent to create the celebration of musicals of the last decade that we envisioned. We are thrilled that so many talented actors have agreed to bring our vision to life."
Set to present at the 85th Academy Awards are:
Jennifer Aniston, Michael Douglas, Jamie Foxx, Paul Rudd, Salma Hayek Pinault, Melissa McCarthy, Liam Neeson, John Travolta, Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Mark Wahlberg, Ted, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Jean Dujardin, Christopher Plummer, Octavia Spencer, Meryl Streep, Richard Gere, Queen Latifah, Renée Zellweger, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Radcliffe, Channing Tatum and Charlize Theron.
The 2013 Oscars will take place on February 24th in Hollywood.
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