23 August 2012 12:31 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

With Craig Zadan and Neil Meron producing the 85th Annual Academy Awards, musical numbers could make a comeback on the Feb. 24 broadcast. The producing team, announced Thursday by Academy president Hawk Koch, has extensive musical theater credentials: Not only were they the executive producers of the best picture Oscar-winning movie musical Chicago, but they’ve also brought shows like Gypsy to the small screen and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying to the Broadway stage. Photos: Oscars 2012 After Parties: Vanity Fair, Elton John Host Hollywood's Hottest Bashes Last year’s producers, Brian Grazer and Don Mischer, de-

read more


- Gregg Kilday

Report a problem

Similar News Items

Elton John
Brian Grazer
Neil Meron

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners