Don Mischer and Brett Ratner are producing the 84th Academy Awards, the academy announced.
For Ratner, director of the "Rush Hour" trilogy, it will be his first involvement with the Oscars telecast. He'll have the aid of Mischer, who's producing and directing for the second year in a row.
The Academy Awards will be held on Feb. 26, 2012 at the Kodak Theater.
"I was so impressed with Brett when I met with him to discuss the Oscar show," said Sherak, who announced the hiring Thurday. "He has an incredible love of film and its history and is a true student of the business of movies."