Steve Martin, David Letterman, Chris Rock and Jon Stewart Will NOT Host The 2011 Oscars!! Learn Which Duo Got The Job!!
I am – Hercules!!
The Oscar folks are again going with actors over comics.
James Franco (“The Pineapple Express,” “127 Hours”) and Anne Hathaway (“The Devil Wears Prada,” “Love & Other Drugs”) are hosting the Feb. 27 Oscar ceremony.
Hathaway did a swell job helping Hugh Jackman with his opening Oscar number two years ago. You can watch that here.
The last 21 years of Oscar hosts:
2009 Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin
2008 Hugh Jackman
2007 Jon Stewart
2006 Ellen DeGeneres
2005 Jon Stewart
2004 Chris Rock
2003 Billy Crystal
2002 Steve Martin
2001 Whoopi Goldberg
2000 Steve Martin
1999 Billy Crystal
1998 Whoopi Goldberg
1997 Billy Crystal
1996 Billy Crystal
1995 Whoopi Goldberg
1994 David Letterman
1993 Whoopi Goldberg
1992 Billy Crystal
1991 Billy Crystal
1990 Billy Crystal
1989 Billy Crystal
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Nov. 29, 2010, 4:41 p.m. CST
Nov. 29, 2010, 4:43 p.m. CST
...back in 1994. Fuck Letterman.
Nov. 29, 2010, 4:43 p.m. CST
by Olsen Twins_Fan
and I like both actors, but still.
Nov. 29, 2010, 4:55 p.m. CST
Nov. 29, 2010, 4:56 p.m. CST
For 127 Hours. That's kind of weird...I don't think the host has ever won the year they were hosting.
Nov. 29, 2010, 4:57 p.m. CST
with the likely films nominated this year, they hire these two? Yeah, thats the way to grab viewers.....
Nov. 29, 2010, 4:57 p.m. CST
These are total light weights intended to appeal the baby shithead demo. Award shows appeal to fat women and faggots. Fuck all of it.
Nov. 29, 2010, 4:59 p.m. CST
Is it the same guy as Anne Hathaway? Probably not. They're probably blowing two different guys. <P> Nails 1 and 2 in the Oscar's credibility coffin have names.
Nov. 29, 2010, 5:38 p.m. CST
Nov. 29, 2010, 5:41 p.m. CST
Nov. 29, 2010, 5:44 p.m. CST
The more I see and hear Anne Hathaway the more she annoys me.
Nov. 29, 2010, 5:45 p.m. CST
If they want me to watch the whole damn show, they need somebody fun that can keep the show together. This is not it. Reason? The cavalcade of diversity that will serve as guest presenters!
Nov. 29, 2010, 5:49 p.m. CST
So just saying.
Nov. 29, 2010, 5:54 p.m. CST
Nov. 29, 2010, 5:54 p.m. CST
Steve Martin is still considered a "comic."
Nov. 29, 2010, 5:55 p.m. CST
by Nerd Rage
now they replace funny people with unfunny people.
Nov. 29, 2010, 5:55 p.m. CST
With a good script he'd make them roar!
Nov. 29, 2010, 5:58 p.m. CST
Unless they had Robin Williams or Bill Murray.
Nov. 29, 2010, 6:22 p.m. CST
Nov. 29, 2010, 6:40 p.m. CST
Seeing how the world is gonna end anyway.
Nov. 29, 2010, 6:43 p.m. CST
Then she'd me mine all mine ...
Nov. 29, 2010, 6:51 p.m. CST
He sings AND does impressions!!
Nov. 29, 2010, 6:57 p.m. CST
as are all award shows. Unless Gervais makes jokes at them. Too bad he won't host the Oscars as he doesn't think he is a good fit. Probably true.
Nov. 29, 2010, 7:45 p.m. CST
by Nice Marmot
Or Stewart and Colbert. These 2 are very odd choices.
Nov. 29, 2010, 7:50 p.m. CST
Dude clearly was on something while hosting SNL last time. Looks like whoever got him this gig was as well. <br><br> Horrible choice.
Nov. 29, 2010, 8:18 p.m. CST
and the sky is yellow and water is dry. <p>you know the theory that all the hillbillies talking about anal probing aliens are really just avoiding suppressed memories of drunken anal sex with their fellow hillbillies?<p> yeah, methinks a lot of the talkbackers have some personal issues to work through if they honestly think Anne Hathaway is unattractive. you missed national coming out day this year, but it will come again! it's 2010, you are free to be attracted to whichever sex you like...we aren't here to judge you! (unless you think beautiful women are ugly AND claim to be straight...then you are going to hear it)
Nov. 29, 2010, 8:19 p.m. CST
it used to be that networks competed to outdo the other. now it seems they are shooting for best in bland...that's right, I am not praising Franco or Hathaway, not that there is anything wrong with them. But there is something wrong with the people pushing those who need to work on their skills. Give us someone we can look up to and not people who publicists have heaavy investsments in.
Nov. 29, 2010, 9:19 p.m. CST
I think Conan O'Brien or Steve Carell would be a good host. And, for the record, Anne Hathaway is rather yummy.
Nov. 29, 2010, 9:24 p.m. CST
I do think though, that she doesn't look as good now as she does in that clip posted above. She looked rounder and even yummier then.
Nov. 29, 2010, 9:30 p.m. CST
If the goal is higher ratings, they NEED TO NOMINATE A FEW MOVIES THAT AVERAGE AMERICAN MOVIEGOERS HAVE HEARD OF. For fuck's sake, there’s a vast disconnect between what bloggers love and what the ordinary average moviegoer does. 2009’s results in picture and director damaged the Academy’s reputation, maybe beyond repair. There needs to be a balance between what critics like and what the people like. You think millions of us are rooting for Sally fucking Hawkins to get a nomination for Made in Dagenham? Doubt it.
Anne Hathaway's parents are connected or something, right? Her rise through Hollywood just doesn't make sense otherwise (at least not to the point where she's hosting the Oscars).
Nov. 29, 2010, 10:46 p.m. CST
...this woman is ugly?!? http://bit.ly/fvhyPZ
Nov. 29, 2010, 11:09 p.m. CST
not sure theres much going on inside her head though.. so shes kinda perfect. but yeah, dudes on here think this dunce is ugly.. but lumen from dexter is hot... figure that out.
Nov. 29, 2010, 11:10 p.m. CST
Nov. 29, 2010, 11:37 p.m. CST
woulda been a great slap in the face for Leno. Whoever suggested Stewart/Colbert is on the right track as well.
Nov. 29, 2010, 11:39 p.m. CST
Nov. 29, 2010, 11:52 p.m. CST
cuz didn't she date one before the fit hit the shan?
Nov. 29, 2010, 11:54 p.m. CST
I can't remember a lousier year of mainstream film. I'm sure there's been one. I just can't remember it.<P>Three hours of watching them hand awards to KING'S SPEECH and the facebook movie, while young Hollywood sits there looking like the dull careerists they are.<P>And the usual stupid nonsense leading up to it about whichever Talkback favorite...what is it this year that will be robbed?
Nov. 30, 2010, 12:08 a.m. CST
That'll be perfectly appropriate for this. Still not the worst thing I've heard this week...Black Eyed Peas...Super Bowl.
Nov. 30, 2010, 12:51 a.m. CST
...when she turns into a blowsy clone of Liza Minelli, which she is about 10 years away from doing. Jesus, why do people love this hag? She's a terrible, self-conscious actress. Just look at her awful, mannered phone scene in Brokeback Mountain if you don't believe me. And every scene she did in The Devil Wears Prada just suffered in comparison to the great work done by Emily Blunt and Streep. She sucks. And now I'm not going to watch the Oscars (even though I love Franco).
Nov. 30, 2010, 1:16 a.m. CST
Let's face it we'd all watch. If they want ratings, he's the perfect choice. And he'd be game at making fun of himself. Hope they don't screw up the death montage like last year, this year's is truly cry-worthy.
Nov. 30, 2010, 1:52 a.m. CST
I just don't understand how anyone can find her "hot" - And I don't mean Hollywood Hot. She's definitely attractive, but I would say a solid 7 or so. <p><p>And I am not one of these online assholes with impossibly high standards.
Nov. 30, 2010, 2:05 a.m. CST
by Prof. Pop-Cult
Imagine what the Oscars would be like with those two hosting.
Nov. 30, 2010, 4:50 a.m. CST
....'nuff said. <p> Oh wait, Americans don't get British humor, and Hollywood is too scared of someone who would drink beer on stage to make fun of Mel Gibson. Never mind. Carry on.
Nov. 30, 2010, 5:58 a.m. CST
of the moment. And you know he won't win for 127 hours because he's hosting. Hathaway looks delicious in Love and Other Drugs.
Nov. 30, 2010, 7:21 a.m. CST
by Grammaton Cleric Binks
Sean Penn had a stick up his ass.
Nov. 30, 2010, 7:56 a.m. CST
I don't mind the actors, but its so weird to shove them in there. Stewart/Colbert or just Colbert would have been fine. I just think the Hollywood elite won't get Colbert's shtick is done for irony.
Nov. 30, 2010, 8:27 a.m. CST
Search your feelings. You know this to be true.
Nov. 30, 2010, 8:31 a.m. CST
no one wants the Oscar gig
Nov. 30, 2010, 9:01 a.m. CST
James Franco is gay. Anne Hathaway looks like a trannie. So they're perfect. If you watch the Oscars and you're male, you're probably gay, too, so why do you care?
Nov. 30, 2010, 9:06 a.m. CST
Yes those old fogies. They were in the Hollywood system, but outside enough to poke fun at the stars. And they had charisma, showmanship, and a natural ease. Something that a lot of entertainers lack on stage during a live broadcast.
Nov. 30, 2010, 9:15 a.m. CST
I agree with going younger and so Jimmy Fallon is my choice. Fallon is the late night host that has the best potential of becoming the next Johnny Carson and following in his footsteps in hosting Oscars as well as ruling late night. I doubt that anyone will ever top Billy Crystal, an absolutely brilliant host but the choices this year are lame, lame, lame...
Nov. 30, 2010, 9:27 a.m. CST
Nov. 30, 2010, 9:32 a.m. CST
Both ellen and whoopie hardly count as women
Nov. 30, 2010, 9:35 a.m. CST
Nov. 30, 2010, 9:38 a.m. CST
I think I must be in the Fringe alt-universe to explain that pairing. </p> Some 90 year old Academy bigwig must have thought they were hip
Nov. 30, 2010, 9:41 a.m. CST
when he hosted SNL last year, the dude spit every time he spoke, it almost became comical and I wondered if he was doing it on purpose or was really high and couldn't control his mouth
Nov. 30, 2010, 9:44 a.m. CST
by Grammaton Cleric Binks
Anne Hathaway is girl next door hot. She's the perfect mix of cute and hot. She has a nice smile. Obviously the haters on this talkback are gay.
Nov. 30, 2010, 9:48 a.m. CST
until I saw him host the Emmys. He still has that nervous eager-to-please attitude that he has to tone down, but his musical salute to Lost, 24, and Law And Order was brilliant.
Nov. 30, 2010, 9:51 a.m. CST
I think all the ugly hate stems from the fact that she is claimed to be the most georgeous woman alive... but she's clearly not.<P> she's stick thin with a joker smile, Frodo eyes and a toucan sam nose<P> She isn't really hot and nothing about her screams sexy, infact i'd imagine she has very sharp elbows and shoulder blades, which is kind of a turn off unless you need a guard dog
Nov. 30, 2010, 9:53 a.m. CST
And Bristol can dance to the movie parody songs.
Nov. 30, 2010, 9:57 a.m. CST
infact that was the only oscers of the last 5 years that I can actually say I enjoyed. Why not have Jackman and hathaway host, no need for unibrow aids lips Franco
Nov. 30, 2010, 9:58 a.m. CST
As I've mentioned previously, I've seen her in person and she is VERY pale and VERY skinny. Her face has lost weight also, which makes her facial features look exaggerated and very distinct. She also takes herself way too seriously these days. BTW, I'm an assistant coach for a women's college soccer team, and you can find tons of better looking girls on any college campus. Her looks are like Julia Roberts, who also generates real love/hate opinions.
Nov. 30, 2010, 10:07 a.m. CST
I seriously think the Academy is trying really hard to get those younger viewers. I can almost see them adding a "Best Kiss" category by 2012
Nov. 30, 2010, 10:25 a.m. CST
Is that most of Hollywood has NO ability to laugh at itself. Anytime they have a comedian hosting, the quick shots of actors reacting to fun being poked at them frequently involve deadpan glowering until they realize they're onscreen.
Nov. 30, 2010, 10:31 a.m. CST
Looker, where models were critiqued down to the most precise milimeter. Yes, most city blocks have women just as or more pretty than current actresses. But, throw them on stage and see how they do.
Nov. 30, 2010, 11 a.m. CST
My choice: Larry David.
Nov. 30, 2010, 11:26 a.m. CST
Who gives a shit? The day everyone in Hollywood give each other handjobs for being able to string two words together to form a semi-coherent thought or occasionally read off a page, bra-fucking-vo. It'd be fun if there were actual quantifiable prerequisites to winning one of those misshapen golden dildoes, there'd be years when nobody got shit. "And the nominees for best actor are...um, well, I guess we'll try this again next year."
Nov. 30, 2010, 11:31 a.m. CST
Nov. 30, 2010, 11:50 a.m. CST
It would help if they named the awards what they really were: Best Performance by Some Old Guy We Should Have Awarded 20 Years Ago. Best Performance By a Hot Young Starlet Playing a Prostitute. Most Self-Righteous and Politically Correct Movie of the Year.
Nov. 30, 2010, 12:21 p.m. CST
Nov. 30, 2010, 12:29 p.m. CST
by Stuntcock Mike
and kill her.
Nov. 30, 2010, 12:51 p.m. CST
He did such a great job on the Expendables bluray
Nov. 30, 2010, 1:12 p.m. CST
by Dark Doom
Umm.. is that crickets I hear?
Nov. 30, 2010, 1:22 p.m. CST
Sarah Palin SHOULD host The Oscars. America's Winking Idiot™ could joke about North Korea and take back THE SOCIAL NETWORK's Oscar to give it to INCEPTION, a movie she thought was really smart and awesome. She'd be caught muttering into her mike during the Obituary, "Good, another dead liberal. There's another one. Oh, I hated that Commie." In her monologue, she'd tell us we have to protect Hollywood from encroaching diversity by having more mo-cap 3D, and she'd blame Obama for the length of the show.<br><br><br><br>By the way, CHOPs, if you're the same one from yesterday, that "Ever mourned a loved one who's a zombie? No, you haven't! So shut up about The Walking Dead's dumbassery, because you don't know!" cracked me way-DEƒUCK® up.
Nov. 30, 2010, 1:23 p.m. CST
Nov. 30, 2010, 2:30 p.m. CST
Well we know Anne has great taste in men so you might have a chance.
Nov. 30, 2010, 3:09 p.m. CST
Atleast Rock was funny, but james Franco? fuckers can do better than that.
Nov. 30, 2010, 3:12 p.m. CST
That woman is made of loveniless. Which is mighty sexy. By the way, is Anne Hathaway her real name? Because that was William Shakespeare's wife name as well.
Nov. 30, 2010, 3:17 p.m. CST
I got a real bad start with THE_CHOPPAH, but i'm loving everything he writes nowdays. This place would not be the same without him. You heard that, CHOPPAH?
Nov. 30, 2010, 3:43 p.m. CST
That would make it the most boring live event TV show ever. It's not for nothing they have hosts in it. Have some sense about it, man.
Nov. 30, 2010, 5:09 p.m. CST
by Colonel Activity
Shaquille O'Neal as KAZAAM! the rapping genie.
Nov. 30, 2010, 5:52 p.m. CST
Penn & Teller. They would be awesome.
Nov. 30, 2010, 9:28 p.m. CST
I wish everyone thought Anne Hathaway wasn't sexy.
Dec. 1, 2010, 1:33 a.m. CST
there are a LOT of people in the world who feed their egos by bucking against the perceived tastes of the masses, you're not alone. I bet that felt pretty refreshing, I might partake myself and proclaim that the Beatles are highly overrated, <name of obscure band from the 60s you've never heard of> were much, much better. You should check them out some time.
Dec. 1, 2010, 5:29 a.m. CST
That's what I say
Dec. 1, 2010, 11:12 a.m. CST
Geez, what is it 1990 (and 1991, 1992, 1993, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2004) again already?
Dec. 1, 2010, 11:31 a.m. CST
As far as I know, I am the only CHOPPAH in operation here anymore. Subtitles, your suggestions for SP hosting the Oscars made THE CHOPPAH crack a smile, as well. Asimov, I love to too, man!
Dec. 1, 2010, 2:30 p.m. CST
Dec. 1, 2010, 2:35 p.m. CST
@ HATHAWAY? Put, it back in your pants. bud. THE CHOPPAH'S got dibs on chicks with throw rugs for eyebrows.
Dec. 1, 2010, 4:20 p.m. CST
by I Max U Mini
OMG!!!! Did I just give away my age group?????
Dec. 2, 2010, 1:27 p.m. CST
ditto to comment above; I don't see dead people because the Oscars director keeps cutting to James Taylor or Queen Latifah singing .. the old format: full screen, two minutes, quick clips, moving music in the BACKGROUND ... was just fine. Honestly, the SAG awards montage is always better and more respectful
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