By Andrew Gans
19 Feb 2014
The Oscars, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, will air March 2 live on ABC.
Presenters will include Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence and Daniel Day-Lewis, among others.
“We are thrilled to have Bette perform on the Oscars for the very first time,” said Zadan and Meron in a statement. “We believe she will make our Oscar telecast an especially moving evening.”
Midler received Oscar nominations for Actress in a Leading Role for “For the Boys” and "The Rose.” She has recorded 13 studio albums, the first of which, 1972’s “The Divine Miss M,” sold over a million copies and earned her a Grammy for Best New Artist.
Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2013 will be presented March 2 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center and televised live on the ABC Television Network.