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Oscar Awards 2013: MacFarlane, Chenoweth to end ceremony with special show

Last Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 13:23

Los Angeles: Kristin Chenoweth and host Seth MacFarlane will participate in a special show closing musical performance at the Oscars ceremony this Sunday, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today.

"After the Best Picture award has been given, Seth and Kristin will perform a special number and we think it will be a `can`t miss` moment," said producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

The Academy has a steller list of performers this year and Chenoweth will join names like Norah Jones, Jennifer Hudson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks, Aaron Tveit and Helena Bonham, Adele, Dame Shirley Bassey and Barbra Streisand.

The show producers have also roped in big names from Hollywood to present the golden statue to the winners.

Some of the presenters from the rather long-list include names like Meryl Streep, Jennifer Aniston, Michael Douglas, Jamie Foxx, John Travolta, Ben Affleck, Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Mark Wahlberg and Oscar winners Jean Dujardin, Christopher Plummer and Octavia Spence among others.

Oscars for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented on Oscar Sunday, February 24, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center. The ceremony will be hosted by Seth MacFarlane.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 13:46

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