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Russell Crowe has been confirmed as the host of next week's Aacta film and television awards. The Les Misérables actor has stepped in to present next Wednesday night's telecast on Channel Ten. He replaces original host Hugh Sheridan, who pulled out following a scheduling conflict in Los Angeles. Crowe is already confirmed as host of the Aacta's International Awards in Los Angeles this Saturday (January 26). "I'm equally honoured to represent the Australian industry in La as host of Aacta's International Awards as I am to return home to celebrate the success of my peers at the 2nd Aacta Awards Ceremony in Sydney,'' he said in a statement. "The ceremony will be entertaining (more) »

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