"Chicago" Film Stars Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere and Queen Latifah Will Reunite on Oscar Telecast
By Andrew Gans
Oscar winners Renée Zellweger and Catherine Zeta-Jones will reunite with "Chicago" co-stars Richard Gere and Queen Latifah to present together at the upcoming Academy Awards telecast, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced Feb. 11.
"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," said Zadan and Meron in a statement.
Zellweger, Zeta-Jones and Queen Latifah received nominations for their performances in the film. Jones and Queen Latifah were nominated for their supporting roles; 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."
The "Chicago" stars join a stellar list of previously announced Oscar presenters including Mark Wahlberg, Ted, and “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 Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Radcliffe, Channing Tatum and Charlize Theron; and performers Adele, Dame Shirley Bassey, Norah Jones and Barbra Streisand.
Oscars for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented Feb. 24 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center. Seth MacFarlane will host the event, which will be broadcast live on the ABC Television Network.
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