Eddie Murphy Selected to Host The Oscars!
Worldwide known comedian and actor Eddie Murphy was chosen to host the 84th Academy Awards ceremony next February.
This will be the time for the ‘comedic genius’ to be given this role. The last year’s event was hosted by acting duo James Franco and Anne Hathaway.
Eddie Murphy, who was nominated for an Oscar himself in 2006 for his role in ‘Dreamgirls,’ is truly honored and very optimistic about his new role as a host of such an eminent even and said:
‘I am enormously honored to join the list of past Academy Award hosts from Hope and Carson to Crystal, Martin and Goldberg, among others. I’m looking forward to working with Brett and Don on creating a show that is enjoyable for both the fans at home and for the audience at the Kodak Theatre as we all come together to celebrate and recognize the great film contributions and collaborations from the past year.’
On this co-producer of the Oscar ceremony Don Mischer claimed:
“Eddie is a comedic genius, one of the greatest and most influential live performers ever. With his love of movies, history of crafting unforgettable characters and his iconic performances – especially on stage – I know he will bring excitement, spontaneity and tremendous heart to the show Don and I want to produce in February.”
Eddie Murphy is definitely the right person to host the Oscars on the February 26 2012.