"The musical as a motion picture genre has had a remarkable renaissance in the last decade," said Zadan and Meron in a statement. "We are excited to showcase three musical films, 'Chicago,' 'Dreamgirls,' and 'Les Miserables' on our Oscar show."
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.
The Oscar presentation will also be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.
For more information visit www.oscars.org.