23 August 2012 10:56 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences dropped a Bombshell Wednesday when it announced Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will produce this year’s Oscars ceremony.

The pair, with TV credits including NBC’s Smash and Lifetime’s Drop Dead Diva, also has produced films like Chicago, Footloose and Hairspray and the Broadway revivals of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and Promises, Promises.

“We hope to utilize our experience in producing features, TV and theater to bring something fresh and special to this incredible awards show,” the men said in a statement. “When we filmed The Bucket List, »


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