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Hugh Jackman to Host the Oscars


There's a new host in Oscar town, and this year, he just happens to be the sexiest man alive. Hugh Jackman has been picked as the host for this year's Oscars, which will be trying to pick things back up after last year's record-low ratings.

Rumors started flying this week that the Oscars had picked someone "way outside the box" for this year's host, not a comedian like Jon Stewart, Ellen DeGeneres, or Steve Martin. The Oscars will apparently be a bit different with Jackman as host, most notably that he's unlikely to do a monologue.

It won't be Jackman's first hosting gig: He also hosted the Tonys from 2003-2005 — and the 2004 broadcast actually won him an Emmy.

The Oscars producer told People that Jackman "can hold the screen and he can hold a stage" and "it doesn't hurt that he looks amazing in a tuxedo." Pretty hard to argue with that. Do you think this is a good move?

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