Oprah Winfrey and ABC are teaming up for a primetime Oscar special.
The daytime talkshow queen will host and executive produce The Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special. The one-hour show will feature Academy Award winners Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman and Jamie Foxx doing one-on-one interviews with an Oscar-winning actor of their choice.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Roberts will interview George Clooney at his Los Angeles home. Kidman will meet Russell Crowe at the Beverly Hills Hotel for their first-ever on-camera appearance together, and Foxx will sit down with Sidney Poitier on the stage the veteran actor won his Oscar for Lilies of the Field in 1963.
The Oprah Winfrey Oscar Special will air February 22nd, the Thursday before the network's broadcast of the 79th Annual Academy Awards.