25 January 2013 8:43 AM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

This hills won’t come alive with the sound of music, and nobody will be singin’ in the rain, but The Oscars will be dedicating a portion of this year’s ceremony to movie musicals.

The producers of the Feb. 24 show announced today that they are planning a celebration of musical films from the past ten years, an era that starts with one they helped produce themselves — Chicago, which won Best Picture at the 2003 Academy Awards.

“The musical as a motion picture genre has had a remarkable renaissance in the last decade,”  broadcast producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron said in a statement. »


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