' Jennifer Hudson and comeback kid Eddie Murphy, Dame Helen Mirren and Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres will sit down for the 26th edition of
The Barbara Walters Special
, airing Sunday, Feb. 25, at 7 pm/ET (and immediately following the kudoscast for West Coasters).
In the Oscar Night Q&As, Hudson says that if she had won
, she probably would have never gotten the role of Effie; Mirren talks about disrobing on camera; Murphy shares what winning an Oscar would mean to him; and DeGeneres discusses her plan to differentiate herself from past hosts.