E! Online reports that likely performers also include Grammy winner and "Dreamgirls" star Beyoncé, "High School Musical" co-stars Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens, and Amanda Seyfried, who played Sophie in the international hit film "Mamma Mia!" No official announcement has been made about Oscar performers.
The Feb. 22 Academy Awards ceremony — which is being produced by Laurence Mark and executive produced by Bill Condon — will feature set designs by Broadway designer David Rockwell. ABC will broadcast the ceremony live from the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center.
Rob Ashford, who won his Tony Award for his choreography of Thoroughly Modern Millie, will help "Moulin Rouge" director Baz Luhrmann stage a musical number for Jackman, according to a previous report in The New York Times.
Jackman, most recently seen on screen in "Australia," earned a Tony Award for his work in the Broadway musical The Boy From Oz. He is also known for his film roles in the "X-Men" trilogy, "Someone Like You," "Swordfish," "Kate and Leopold," "Van Helsing" and the recent "The Fountain" and "Happy Feet" (in voice). His stage credits also include Trevor Nunn's staging of Oklahoma! at Britian's National Theatre and award-winning work in productions of Sunset Boulevard and Beauty and the Beast in his homeland.
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