Oscars host Neil Patrick Harris launched a new Twitter video feature Tuesday morning by sharing a ceremony musical scoop. The Feb. 22 ceremony will feature "an original multimedia, musical sequence" written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, the Oscar-winning songwriting team from “Frozen.”
The Feb. 22 ceremony will feature "an original multimedia, musical sequence" written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, the Oscar-winning songwriting team from “Frozen.”
Titled "Moving Pictures," the sequence will be performed by Harris with special guests, according to producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.
“YouTube, get ready!” the producers said in a statement.
Watch the announcement video below:
Check out my Twitter video #Oscar exclusive! I gots me a scoop! pic.twitter.com/SGQ3oJHDqZ“We love the Oscars and have always been huge Neil Patrick Harris fans, so when he asked us to write him a song for this year’s show we said, ‘Yes!’ before he could finish the sentence – it’s possible he may have been asking us for something else,” the music writing pair said in a statement. “We are having so much fun collaborating, and have even enjoyed weaving our experience as Oscar nominees into the song.”
— Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) January 27, 2015
Frozen,” and are currently working on music for the upcoming stage musical “Up Here.”
Oscar Sunday is already shaping up to be a musical night, with performances of Original Songs being announced this week.
The 87th Academy Awards, for outstanding film achievements of 2014, will be presented on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 225 countries worldwide.