Hugh Jackman to host Oscars
Dec 12, 2008 by Ian Evans
“Hugh Jackman is a consummate entertainer and an internationally renowned movie star,” said Mark and Condon in a joint statement. “He also has style, elegance and a sense of occasion. Hugh is the ideal choice to host a celebration of the year’s movies —- and to have fun doing it.”
Jackman is currently on screen with Nicole Kidman in the Baz Luhrmann film Australia and will next be seen in X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
He has served as host of the Tony Awards ceremony and won a 2005 Emmy for that assignment.
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