'Let It Go' songwriters pen musical number for Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris

"Let It Go" songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez are penning a musical number for Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris. (AP)

The cold never bothered Neil Patrick Harris anyway.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced in a press release on Tuesday that the Oscar-winning team behind "Let It Go" from Disney's "Frozen" would be writing a musical number for Oscars host Neil Patrick Harris. Songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez are in the midst of writing a multimedia, musical sequence titled "Moving Pictures," which Harris will perform on Oscar sunday on February 22 on ABC.

Neil Patrick Harris also confirmed this news via Twitter.

"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," said the Lopezes. "We are having so much fun collaborating, and have even enjoyed weaving our experience as Oscar nominees into the song."

"On the heels of the international success of last year's "Frozen" and their Oscar for "Let It Go," we couldn't be happier to have Kristen and Bobby Lopez write an incredibly special song for Neil Patrick Harris and special guests to perform this year on the Oscar stage," said show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. "YouTube, get ready!"

Asides from his work on "Frozen," Robert Lopez is also co-creator and songwriter for the smash Broadway musicals "Avenue Q" and "The Book of Mormon," and has earned the rare distinction of winning an Oscar, Tony, Emmy and Grammy award. Anderson-Lopez has co-written songs alongside her husband for "Frozen" and "Winnie the Pooh." The duo is currently working on music for the upcoming stage musical "Up Here."
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