James Franco and Anne Hathaway to host Oscars

Nov 29, 2010 by Ian Evans

James Franco and Anne Hathaway have been announced as the co-hosts of the 83rd Academy Awards®. Telecast producers Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer announced the new gig for duo today.

“James Franco and Anne Hathaway personify the next generation of Hollywood icons — fresh, exciting and multi-talented. We hope to create an Oscar broadcast that will both showcase their incredible talents and entertain the world on February 27,” said Cohen and Mischer. “We are completely thrilled that James and Anne will be joining forces with our brilliant creative team to do just that.”

Franco’s currently wowing the critics with his work in 127 Hours, while Hathaway’s doing the same with her work in Love and Other Drugs.

The 83rd Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center. Stick with DigitalHit.com for all your 83rd Academy Awards coverage.