Daily Archives: April 19, 2013

Seth MacFarlane Asked to Host Oscars Again?

Seth MacFarlane hosting the Academy Awards

A storm of controversy followed this year’s Oscars telecast, as the usual people accused host Seth MacFarlane of every “ism” under the sun. At the time MacFarlane tweeted that if he were asked to host again he wouldn’t do it.  Now it looks like that will be put to the test. Earlier this week, last years Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron were confirmed to be returning to produce next year’s show. Per an anonymous source (so… grain of salt…), “After defending his performance, the producers reached out to Seth and invited him back to host the show again,” and “He’s not sure if he’s going to do it, but he has to decide within the next couple of weeks.”

 

Personally, I quite enjoyed Macfarlane’s stint at hosting and thought those complaining were mostly deficient in their appreciation of irony. I’d like to see him host again.

Source: JustJared








After Earth Release Pushed Up a Week

After Earth

 

Deadline reports that Will Smith’s sci-fi film After Earth, originally scheduled to open June 7th, has been pushed up a week.  It will now open May 31st, up against Now You See Me. (more…)








OMG, an Ender’s Game Trailer Actually Exists!

Ender's Game

Variety reports on Lionsgate’s presentation at Cinemacon today. Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld and Harrison Ford were on-hand to present an extended look at the Ender’s Game movie, and the trailer was premiered. The trailer will be attached to Star Trek Into Darkness, being released May 17th. Per Variety, Ford “promised that the movie will touch moviegoer’s hearts.” (more…)