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Jimmy Fallon Not Hosting Oscars: 'It's An Honor To Be Asked'

Jimmy Fallon Oscars

Rumors had swirled that late night host Jimmy Fallon could host the 2012 Oscars telecast, with none other than SNL/Late Night producer Lorne Michaels potentially coming aboard to produce the annual extravaganza. Speaking with Matt Lauer Wednesday on the Today show, Fallon seemed to corroborate the speculation but revealed that he will not be hosting.
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The Host Teaser: Stephenie Meyer's Freaky-Eyed Aliens Are Coming For Your Mind, Body, and Soul

The Host (2013)

It's brief, but the newly debuted teaser trailer for the sci-fi romance The Host is here to tantalize you with images of freaky-eyed pod people and star Saoirse Ronan's fierce, unearthly qualities. Adapted from author Stephenie Meyer's non-Twilight novel about a human and an alien symbiote who share the same body, The Host is headed to theaters in 2013 under director Andrew Niccol (In Time), and while this oughta give Host readers a twinge of anticipation, non-fans are likely scratching their heads wondering what Ronan's eyeballs and the vaguely Benetton-like reel of faces has to do with anything.
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BREAKING: Eddie Murphy Drops Out As Academy Award Host

on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" at NBC Studios on November 1, 2011 in Burbank, California.

There goes the Tower Heist contingent of this year's Oscars. Less than a day after Brett Ratner resigned as producer of the 84th Academy Awards telecast following a series of controversial remarks made while promoting Tower Heist, his star Eddie Murphy has forfeited his spot as this year's host.

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Steve Martin Invokes Norbit, Bowfinger in Mildly Funny Oscars Letter to Eddie Murphy

Photocall "Red Panther 2", 59th Berlinale, 13.02.2009, Berlin, Germany, Steve Martin

All rights for your country

The entertainment world may have been a little shocked earlier this month to learn that Eddie Murphy would be hosting this year's Academy Awards but three-time Oscar host and Murphy's Bowfinger co-star Steve Martin has complete faith in the comedian's statuette-presenting ability. And a few mildly funny words of advice.

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