23 August 2012 10:41 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will produce the 85th Academy Awards, AMPAS president Hawk Koch announced on Thursday. Zadan and Meron, partners in Storyline Entertainment, first worked together in the New York theatrical community. They are best-known for their work in the musical field, with films that include the Oscar-winning "Chicago," as well as "Hairspray" and "Footloose." They also produced the recent Broadway revivals of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" and "Promises, Promises," and have been nominated for numerous Emmy Awards for their television work. Neither man has been »

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