Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Eddie Murphy hosting the 84th Oscars?

Eddie Murphy in talks to host 84th Oscars


"Show producer Brett Ratner reportedly keen to get 'Shrek' star on board.

Comedian and actor Eddie Murphy is in talks to host the 84th Academy Awards, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Although no names have officially been submitted to the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences just yet, a decision could be made on Tuesday when Oscar producers Brett Ratner and Don Mischer meet up with the Academy s president, Tom Sherak.

According to Deadline.com, Ratner has had Murphy s name in mind for some time as a candidate for the coveted hosting gig.

Aside from Murphy s notable comedic background and stand-up career, we hear Ratner and the "Shrek" star struck up quite the friendship when Ratner directed Murphy s upcoming "Tower Heist" action flick with Ben Stiller, in theaters November 4.

Murphy isn't the only comic actor in the running to host the Oscars, however. Billy Crystal, who's expressed interest in hosting the show again, is also reportedly being considered for the position."



13 comments:

paulz said...

Awesome I love Eddie Murphy he is one of the best :)

September 6, 2011 at 11:57 AM
Talerfuchs said...

That would be very funny. I loved him in Beverly Hills Cop.

September 6, 2011 at 3:40 PM
Tó Rock said...

Well he deserves it!

September 6, 2011 at 5:56 PM
Pedd said...

I love him. He is brilliant!

September 6, 2011 at 6:06 PM
Luisa said...

Love when he laughs!

September 6, 2011 at 9:01 PM
McDwarf said...

Eddie has always been awesome :)

September 6, 2011 at 9:01 PM
D22 Zone said...

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September 6, 2011 at 9:05 PM
Vague Raconteur said...

I used to love Eddie Murphy, but all those one person movies put me off xD

September 6, 2011 at 9:45 PM
Geojour said...

EDDIE EDDIE EDDIE EDDIE!

September 7, 2011 at 12:33 AM
Ryodo said...

Love that guy

September 7, 2011 at 3:49 PM
BlackJack said...

Man Eddie! I think this gonna be funny! :D
I wachted alot of his films! Cant wait to see this!

September 8, 2011 at 5:24 PM
Liaata said...

i really love eddy murphy! very funny guy

September 12, 2011 at 12:22 PM
The Lunatic Pope said...

I hope he does the donkey voice

September 12, 2011 at 10:42 PM

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