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Oscars 2013 Promises a Special Closing Show From Seth MacFarlane and Kristin Chenoweth

February 21, 2013 (4:42 am) GMT
Oscars telecast producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron hint that there will be a 'can't be miss' moment right after the Best Picture gong is handed out to its winner at the 85th Academy Awards.

A special performance is set to take place during the closing of the 85th Academy Awards, right after the Oscar for Best Picture is handed out to its winner. The AMPAS announces on Wednesday, February 20 that host and are both set to deliver a special show on stage.

Details of the special show are still kept secret, but Oscars producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron promise that it will be something people won't miss. "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 be miss' moment," they say in a joint statement.

Chenoweth is the latest addition to the performer list for this year's Oscars. Previously, the AMPAS announced that the cast of "" as well as , and were all set to sing during the ceremony.

Shortly before announcing Chenoweth and MacFarlane's special show, the organization also confirmed that and would take the stage during the highly-anticipated awards event.

Producer Zadan had hinted that this year's Oscars would feature tons of surprising performances. "There are going to be some big surprises that no one will see coming," he gushed. "Those are going to be left for when you see the show."

The 2013 Oscars is set to take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood & Highland Center on Sunday, February 24. Presenters for the big night will include the likes of , , , , , , , , and . Special guests for the event will be , , and .

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