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Jimmy Kimmel to return as Oscars host

LOS ANGELES: Late night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the Oscars, the Academy said on Tuesday, as the glitzy annual show moves on from the biggest mix-up in its history. The 49-year-old comedian will be reunited with producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd for the 90th Academy Awards, which will take place on March 4, 2018. This year's telecast ended in chaos after the wrong movie was announced as best picture, but neither Kimmel nor the producers were at fault for the fiasco. "If you think we…

Five things to watch at this year’s Oscars bash

LOS ANGELES: It's no secret that "La La Land" is the big favorite to earn major Oscars glory on Sunday. But there are other stories sure to unfold on Hollywood's biggest night. Here are five things to watch for: Clean sweep for 'La La Land'?  "La La Land," Hollywood's love letter to itself, heads into the Oscars with a record-tying 14 nominations. The whimsical musical romance is favored to win the most coveted best picture prize, beating out fellow frontrunners "Moonlight" and "Manchester by the Sea," as well as six…

Leonardo Dicaprio, Brie Larson to present at Academy Awards

Academy Award winners Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance and Alicia Vikander will present at the 89th Oscars, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced on Tuesday. All return to the Oscars stage after winning last year in their respective acting categories.  The Oscars will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and will telecast on Sunday, February 26. DiCaprio won last year for Actor in a Leading Role for “The Revenant.”  He was previously nominated for his performances in “The Wolf of Wall Street”…

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel to host 2017 Oscars – Academy

LOS ANGELES: U.S. comedian and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel will host the 2017 Oscars ceremony in February, organizers said on Monday, taking on one of the trickiest jobs in show business. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences confirmed that Kimmel had been chosen after it was first reported by Hollywood trade publication Variety. Kimmel, 49, who hosts ABC television's "Late Night with Jimmy Kimmel," will be a first-time host of the Oscars, the most prestigious night in the movie industry. He previously hosted…