Chicago Cast to Reunite at the 85th Annual Academy Awards
Academy Award winners Renée Zellweger and Catherine Zeta-Jones will join their Chicago cast mates Richard Gere and Queen Latifah to present together on-stage at the 85th Annual Academy Awards, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today.
"We are very excited to reunite the stars of Chicago to present on the Oscars, on the 10th anniversary of the movie's win for Best Picture."
Zellweger and Zeta-Jones and Queen Latifah received nominations for their performances in the film. Zeta-Jones and Queen Latifah were nominated for their supporting roles, Zeta-Jones took home the Oscar that year. Zellweger, who was nominated for her lead performance in the film, has been nominated three times, and won in 2003 for her supporting role in Cold Mountain.
Gere, Queen Latifah, Zellweger and Zeta-Jones join a stellar list of previously announced Oscar presenters including Mark Wahlberg, Ted, and Marvel's The Avengers cast members Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo; returning 2011 Oscar winners Jean Dujardin, Christopher Plummer, Octavia Spencer and Meryl Streep; special guests Charlize Theron, Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Daniel Radcliffe; and performers Adele, Shirley Bassey, Norah Jones and Barbra Streisand.
The Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented on Oscar Sunday, February 24, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and will be hosted by Seth MacFarlane live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.