07 February 2013

Daniel Radcliffe to star in a special segment at the 85th Academy Awards

It is announced that Daniel will star in a special segment at the 85th Academy Awards, marking his first appearance at the show. Daniel will join Charlize Theron, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Channing Tatum and other stars on 24th February broadcast (ABC, 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT). The producers of the Oscars have released this information.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Oscars will feature special appearances by Academy Award® winner Charlize Theron, Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Daniel Radcliffe at the upcoming Awards ceremony.

“We are quite excited to have Charlize, Chan, Joe and Dan join us on the show,” said telecast producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. “We are happy to feature them as special guests in our production.”
This will be Gordon-Levitt, Radcliffe and Tatum’s first time appearing on the Oscar show
They also mentioned HP and never been on the Oscars:
We were bewildered," says Zadan. "How can you have the biggest franchise in motion-picture history, Harry Potter, and yet no one has ever been on the Oscars? (It) was strange to us.''
About Craig Zadan and Neil Meron
Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are producers of critically acclaimed and award-winning feature films, television movies, series, and Broadway productions.  Their feature films include The Bucket List, Footloose, Hairspray, and Chicago, which won six Academy Awards including one for “Best Picture.”  For television, they’ve produced films of “Steel Magnolias,” "Life with Judy Garland," and "A Raisin in the Sun," among many others and the series “Smash” and “Drop Dead Diva.”  They recently returned to their roots in live theater by producing Broadway revivals of the Tony-winning “Promises, Promises” and the Tony-winning 50th Anniversary revival of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.” 

source: oscars.org

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