"Chicago" cast to reunite at Academy Awards, 10 years after best picture win

From left, "Chicago" stars Richard Gere, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Renee Zellweger attend the 53rd Annual Berlinale Film Festival on Feb. 6, 2003, in Berlin. Kurt Vinion/Getty Images

With an unprecedented number of performances, this year's Oscars could look a little more like the Grammys.

"We have a staggering amount of performers, and each of them needs a dressing room... We're measuring the magnitude of how big the show is by the fact that we don't have (enough) dressing rooms," Academy Awards producer Craig Zadan said.

Just added to the list of stars who may need spots? The cast of "Chicago."

Awards show producers Zadan and Neil Meron, who both produced the hit 2002 musical, announced Monday that Renee Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Queen Latifah and Richard Gere will reunite on the stage where "Chicago" won its best picture Oscar 10 years ago.

"In a night of celebration of the music of the movies, we find it very appropriate," Meron said.

Zeta-Jones nabbed an Oscar for best actress in a supporting role in 2003 for her role as Velma Kelly, while Gere and Zellweger earned nominations for their performances.

So will the musical cast sing?

"We can't talk about what they're going to do!" Zadan said.

Better book them a dressing room.

The 85th Academy Awards will be held Feb. 24.

  • CBS News Staff

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