BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (CBS/AP) Mother's Day is coming early this year.
Producers of the annual Oscars ceremony have said they will honor stars' moms at the Feb. 27 awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
Producers Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer say they'll incorporate nominees' mothers, who they call "mom-inees," into the Oscar show.
They are looking for nominees' mothers to post updates on Twitter and to appear during the 90-minute pre-show program, they said Monday during the 30th annual Oscar nominees luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
"Now, some of your mom's may not tweet...but we will teach them how to do that," said producer Dan Jinks.
Cohen said the input from nominees' mothers will be "a really fun and beautiful thing" and will help to make the stars seem more like "real people."
But the telecast will still come in under three hours and 10 minutes, academy president Tom Sherak said.
To achieve, producers also gave nominees some tips on making meaningful - and short - acceptance speeches.