February 27th, 2012VIDEO
Billy Crystal brought back one of his favorite bits for his latest Oscars hosting turn, showing a series of audience members on a screen and narrating their thoughts.
“What Are They Thinking?” included cameos from George Clooney, Morgan Freeman, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Viola Davis, Nick Nolte and more.Read more...
February 26th, 2012VIDEO
Billy Crystal opened the Oscars with a montage featuring Justin Bieber, George Clooney and Tom Cruise.
He then took the stage and gave a (very short) monologue before launching into his “It’s A Wonderful Night For Oscar” song, touching upon the year’s Best Picture nominees.
Check out the video here!Read more...
November 10th, 2011
Billy Crystal will host the 2012 Oscars.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has confirmed the news after Crystal revealed it on Twitter.
“Am doing the Oscars so the young woman in the pharmacy will stop asking my name when I pick up the prescriptions,” he wrote on Thursday. “Looking forward to the show.”
He’s hosted the Academy Awards eight times in the past, most recently in 2004.Read more...
September 6th, 2011
Eddie Murphy will host the 84th Academy Awards.
The ceremony will be broadcast on February 26, 2012 from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.
Reports of the comedian leading the list of candidates began to circulate over the weekend, and producers made the announcement today.Read more...