Will Hugh Jackman host the Oscars again?
November 8th, 2010
12:40 PM ET

Will Hugh Jackman host the Oscars again?

Don't expect to see Hugh Jackman giving a repeat performance as host of the Oscars. The actor, who earned both raves and good ratings for his Academy Awards gig two years ago, has turned down an offer to do another turn in 2011, according to Deadline.com.

The site is reporting that the 42-year-old star is skipping the prestigious February 27 ceremony because he will be busy filming the superhero sequel "X-Men Origins: Wolverine." The movie, which will be directed by Darren Aronofsky, is set to begin shooting in late February or early March.

"[Aronofsky’s] going to make it fantastic," Jackman told New York magazine's Vulture. "There’s going to be some meat on the bones. There will be something to think about as you leave the theater, for sure.”

Meanwhile, the search for an Oscars host continues. Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin shared the duties last year, but it remains to be seen whether they'll reprise their roles.

Expect an answer soon, says Deadline: Last year's hosts were announced November 3.


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  2. Oliviamarilyn

    Hugh is the best MC today and looks good in a tux! And he can sing and dance! He just naturally shines on stage..
    for 2nd choice - co-hosted by Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds - they are great together and funny..

    November 8, 2010 at 10:43 pm | Report abuse |
  3. portalpunk

    Hugh was the best presenter I can remember. He was awesome!!!

    November 8, 2010 at 12:46 pm | Report abuse |

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