Hopefully, Oscar is ready for Seth MacFarlane, because MacFarlane sounds ready for him.
The "Family Guy" creator and "Ted" director and co-writer will live the dream of many a film fan by serving as host of this year's Oscars, as ABC airs the Motion Picture Academy's 85th ceremony Sunday, Feb. 24, from Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center.
Since being named by first-time Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron ("Smash") as a surprise choice for the job, MacFarlane has become an Oscar nominee as well: He's up for writing the lyrics to the "Ted" song "Everybody Needs a Best Friend."
"In general, we're trying to make this a more ubiquitous Oscars," MacFarlane tells Zap2it. "I think that a lot of times, there's pressure to keep everything about the movies that are nominated that year. While that is a big part of this, we're also trying to find »
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