I love it. Last year's attempt to reconnect with younger viewers was a flop. With the Oscars, the best formula is to stay with the tried and true veterans of stage and screen. Edifier has been in the business for YEARS. Bravo.
I think it will be great, I sure some of the younger readers do not even know he was an outstanding stand up comedian....only 30 years ago. I think he will do a great job....anything is better than the Hathaway/Franco mess last year.
Eddie Murphy's a good, solid choice. Agree with UW gotta have a comedian/comedienne. There are only a handful of people (IMHO) who could handle that gig: Steve Martin Alec Baldwin Tina Fey Amy Poehler Billy Crystal Conan O'Brien Jimmy Fallon Stephen Colbert (bonus if co-hosting with Jon Stewart) Bill Maher Ellen Degeneres Maybe Ben Stiller
I'd love to see Kristin Wiig do it. It would be over the top!
I was watching the news when it was announced that the Oscars was gonna be hosted by a 'Celebrety Comedian." My first though was"So What?" Aren't the Oscars Always hosted by a celebrety comedian?! Anyway I think Eddie Murphy will do an adequete job.
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