Hugh Jackman roped in to host Oscars

December 13th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Worlds sexiest man Hugh Jackman has been roped in to host the 81st annual Academy Awards ceremony.

According to Laurence Mark, producer of the telecast, the Australian actor has been selected “because we want the ceremony to be fun.

“He can hold the screen and he can hold a stage. It doesn”t hurt that he looks amazing in a tuxedo and he’’s the Sexiest Man Alive,” People quoted him as saying.

The ceremony will take place at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles on Feb. 22.

The X men star, who is known for his hard body, he has a softer side too.

Jackman sings ballads at home, makes pancakes for son Oscar, 8, daughter Ava, 3, as well as his wife Deborra-Lee Furness.

Deb and my kids have been the best things that have ever happened to me, without a doubt, he said. (ANI)

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