Billy Crystal will host the Oscars for a ninth time, the comedian announced Thursday.
"Am doing the Oscars so the young woman in the pharmacy will stop asking my name when I pick up my prescriptions," Crystal tweeted. "Looking forward to the show."
Brian Grazer to replace Brett Ratner as Oscars producer; Eddie Murphy steps down
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Brett Ratner got his wish: Eddie Murphy will host the 84th Academy Awards, the academy announced Tuesday.
"Eddie is a comedic genius, one of the greatest and most influential live performers ever," Ratner, who's producing the Oscars, said. "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 ...
Blockbuster director Brett Ratner just got his most Hollywood gig yet: He's been tapped to produce the 84th Academy Awards telecast. The first-time Oscars-helmer will be joined by Don Mischer, who's been producing televised specials for decades, including last year's Oscars.
"Making movies has been my dream since childhood, and I've been fortunate enough to have made several, but the Oscar show is in a league of its own," Ratner said...