Martin and Baldwin to host Oscars

Nov 03, 2009 by Ian Evans

Get ready for a fun night.

Oscar® producers Bill Mechanic and Adam Shankman announced today that Steve Martin and Alec Baldwn will serve as co-hosts for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards®, which will air on March 7th.

“We think the team of Steve and Alec are the perfect pair of hosts for the Oscars,” said Shankman and Mechanic. “Steve will bring the experience of having hosted the show in the past and Alec will be a completely fresh personality for this event.”

“I am happy to co-host the Oscars with my enemy Alec Baldwin,” said Martin.

“I don’t play the banjo but I’m thrilled to be hosting the Oscars —- it’s the opportunity of a lifetime,” said Baldwin.

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