Hugh Jackman to host Oscars
Hugh Jackman has been named as the host of the 2009 Academy Awards ceremony.
Jackman, who is best known for his role of Wolverine in the X-Men movies, previously hosted the Tony Awards from 2003 – 2005.
He’ll follow in the footsteps of actors like Whoopi Goldberg and Billy Crystal, who have previously hosted the Oscar ceremony.
Jackman can currently been seen in the epic Australia movie, in which he stars opposite Nicole Kidman.