‘Hairspray’ producers Zadan, Meron to run Oscars

FILE - This Nov. 15, 2007 file photo shows Craig Zadan, left, and Neil Meron, producers of the film "Hairspray" at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival's Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film presented to actor John Travolta in Santa Barbara, Calif. Academy management announced Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, that Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will produce the 85th annual Oscars, which will air live Feb. 24 on ABC. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant, file)The producing team that helped to create such musicals as "Chicago" and "Hairspray" is overseeing the next Academy Awards ceremony.