Last week Eddie Murphy quit as 2012 Academy Award host and was quickly replaced by Billy Crystal, and apparently it was the right choice.
According to a new survey from Poll Position, more people prefer Billy Crystal over Eddie Murphy when it comes to hosting the Oscars.
Eddie Murphy hasn’t been on ‘Saturday Night Live’ since 1984, and he hasn’t even participated in the various reunion shows that have happened in the years since he left the show. But he could show up this weekend.
Murphy’s co-star in the new movie ‘Tower Heist’ is Ben Stiller, who just so happens to be hosting this weekend’s ‘SNL.’ Rumors have begun to circulate that Murphy will finally make a cam
Looks like the rumors were true — actor and comedian Eddie Murphy has been officially tapped to host the 84th annual Academy Awards. Although Murphy has hosted other awards shows, this will be his first gig at the Oscars.
“Eddie is a comedic genius, one of the greatest and most influential live performers ever,” said show co-producer Brett Ratner, who also directed Murphy in the upcoming comedy ‘T
Sources close to Academy Awards officials say comedian and actor Eddie Murphy is being considered to host the Oscars in February.
The move is seen as an effort to return to basics — in other words, have one funny act head up the entire ceremony. In years past, the Academy has experimented with different hosting ideas, culminating in the somewhat questionable move this year that saw actors James F