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Seth MacFarlane prepared for Oscars

Seth MacFarlane prepared for Oscars

Feb 19 2013, 5:31pm CST | by

Seth MacFarlane has been preparing to host the Oscars for five months. The funnyman is set to host the 85th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on Sunday (02.24.13) and revealed he had...

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Seth MacFarlane prepared for Oscars

Feb 19 2013, 5:31pm CST | by

Seth MacFarlane has been preparing to host the Oscars for five months.

The funnyman is set to host the 85th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on Sunday (02.24.13) and revealed he had "no reservations" about taking on the high profile job until after he accepted it.

The 'Family Guy' creator told USA Today: "Oddly, I had no reservations. Subsequently, the thought crossed my mind maybe I am in over my head. But we've all worked so hard on this program. If this thing tanks, it won't be for lack of preparation. I will have put five months of work into this."

The 39-year-old star, who is dating 'Game of Thrones' actress Emilia Clarke, 24, is planning to sing and dance during the ceremony, which will also include performances by Adele, Barbara Streisand and Norah Jones.

He recently met up with nine-time Oscar host Billy Crystal for some tips, who advised him not to be too harsh on the audience.

Seth said: "He said, 'Don't cut them deeply right off the bat. Because you are not part of the club.' Which is true. I'm not Robert De Niro getting up there. I've made one movie ('Ted'). It's all about balance. In one form or another, that's what this comes down to."

Seth previously said he is aiming to bring more "edge" to this year's event but predicts he won't be asked back.

He said: "The whole point of their bringing me on was to give it a little bit more of an edge. You have a room full of people who are at the top of their game - they're successful, they're being honored, they're attractive - and yet this is also the group with the thinnest skin on the planet. So it's a tough group.

"This will probably be the only time I'm asked to do this. It feels like a one-off. But I'm still thrilled to be doing it. It's going to be a lot of fun. I will very much enjoy having done it once it's over."

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
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Who Are The Smartest Celebs On Twitter?

Jul 17 2014 5:44am CDT | Source: Houston's Hot Hits

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According to “Time” these are the smartest celebrities on Twitter. Based on their Tweets here are the smartest celebs on Twitter. It takes their tweets and tells you what reading level they are at. 1. Leonardo DiCaprio. The average reading level of his tweets is grade 7.5.   2. Pattie Mallette . . . a.k.a., Justin Bieber’s mom. Grade level 7.3.   3. Jimmy Kimmel, s, 6.8.   5. The guys from Green Day, 6.8.   6. Samuel L. Jackson, 6.8.   7. Usher, 6.6.   8. JWoww from “Jers ...
Source: Houston's Hot Hits   Full article at: Houston's Hot Hits
 

 
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Seth MacFarlane is Being Sued! Find Out Why Here

Jul 15 2014 9:58pm CDT | Source: Wet Paint

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Remember that one adorable, foul-mouthed teddy bear voiced by Seth MacFarlane? Apparently, so do a few other guys — except they remember the bear from something otherthan the movie Ted. TMZis reporting that Seth MacFarlane is being sued by a production company named Bengal Mangle Productions for allegedly lifting the idea for the movie Ted from one of the studio's 2008 screenplays. And yep, you guessed it, the screenplay in question featured a foul-mouthed, drug-using teddy ...
Source: Wet Paint   Full article at: Wet Paint
 

 
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6 weeks ago

Cosmos' Host Neil deGrasse Tyson Answers Unanswered Pop Culture Questions

Jun 9 2014 9:04pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

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Cosmos host Neil deGrasse Tyson has been opening viewers' eyes to the mysteries of the universe each week (Sundays at 9 p.m. on Fox), attempting to explain quantum physics, the origins of life, and the methodologies of science and scientific research... and the reaction has been overwhelmingly positive."It's a very warm feeling that people are feeling warm from it, for sure," deGrasse Tyson told Yahoo TV. ...
Source: Oh No They Didn't!   Full article at: Oh No They Didn't!
 

 
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6 weeks ago

Cosmos' Season 1 finale: 'Unafraid of the Dark,' kind of worried about the mob'

Jun 9 2014 8:15am CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

"Cosmos" Season 1 comes to an end with its finale episode, "Unafraid of the Dark." With the focus turning once again to the outer expanses of the universe and the big ideas that try to encompass it, Neil deGrasse Tyson -- with an assist by Carl Sagan himself -- teaches audiences about the vast darkness that makes up so much of everything.He also talks about the angry mobs that want to destroy everything. It turns out that the ignorant hordes ...
Source: Oh No They Didn't!   Full article at: Oh No They Didn't!
 

 
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7 weeks ago

Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ Debuts With $69.4 Million

Jun 3 2014 9:28am CDT | Source: CBS 5

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NEW YORK (AP) —Disney’s “Maleficent” cast a strong spell at the box office with a $70 million debut. Featuring Angelina Jolie’s first live-action starring performance in four years, “Maleficent” beat forecasts to easily top all films over the weekend. The PG-rated Disney release is a darker twist on “Sleeping Beauty,” told from the villain’s perspective. Seth MacFarlane’s Western comedy “A Million Wa ...
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7 weeks ago

Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ Debuts With $69.4 Million

Jun 3 2014 9:27am CDT | Source: CBS New York

Angelina Jolie Waxwork Unveiling At Musee Grevin
NEW YORK (AP) —Disney’s “Maleficent” cast a strong spell at the box office with a $70 million debut. Featuring Angelina Jolie’s first live-action starring performance in four years, “Maleficent” beat forecasts to easily top all films over the weekend. The PG-rated Disney release is a darker twist on “Sleeping Beauty,” told from the villain’s perspective. Seth MacFarlane’s Western comedy “A Million Ways to Die in the West” was out-gunned by “Maleficent.” It ...
Source: CBS New York   Full article at: CBS New York
 

 
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7 weeks ago

Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ Debuts With $69.4 Million

Jun 3 2014 9:27am CDT | Source: CBS Los Angeles

Angelina Jolie Waxwork Unveiling At Musee Grevin
NEW YORK (AP) —Disney’s “Maleficent” cast a strong spell at the box office with a $70 million debut. Featuring Angelina Jolie’s first live-action starring performance in four years, “Maleficent” beat forecasts to easily top all films over the weekend. The PG-rated Disney release is a darker twist on “Sleeping Beauty,” told from the villain’s perspective. Seth MacFarlane’s Western comedy “A Million Way ...
Source: CBS Los Angeles   Full article at: CBS Los Angeles
 

 
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7 weeks ago

Box Office: 'Maleficent' Bewitches With $170.6M Debut; 'Million Ways' Banished (Pamela McClintock/Hollywood Reporter)

Jun 2 2014 7:10am CDT | Source: WeSmirch

Pamela McClintock / Hollywood Reporter: Box Office: ‘Maleficent’ Bewitches With $170.6M Debut; ‘Million Ways’ Banished  —  UPDATED: Disney's live-action fairy tale marks a career best for star Angelina Jolie, debuting to $70 million in North America and $100.6 million internationally; Seth MacFarlane's “A Million Ways to Die in the West” opens to a fr ...
Source: WeSmirch  Full article at: WeSmirch
 

 
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7 weeks ago

Angelina Jolie's 'Maleficent' Debuts at No. 1 with $70 Million!

Jun 1 2014 1:40pm CDT | Source: Just Jared

Maleficent Japan Premiere
Disney’s Maleficent, starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning, topped the weekend box office with an amazing $70 million gross! According to THR, the live action flick marks Angelina‘s best box office to-date! Staying strong in second place was X-Men: Days of Future Past, featuring a star-studded cast of Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, and more, which brought in an addition $32.6 million for a domestic total of $162.1 million so far. Seth MacFarlane‘s new comedy A Million W ...
Source: Just Jared   Full article at: Just Jared
 

 
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7 weeks ago

#FirstFriday: Watch Charlize Theron In Her First Movie Role—In 1996!

May 30 2014 12:56pm CDT | Source: OKMagazine.com

Park Avenue Productions Even in an uncredited role with no lines, Charlize Theron was giving it her all. Just look at her eyes in this shot above—intense, focused; she’s definitely “smelling the fart” acting, as Joey Tribbiani would say. So it’s no surprise that following this stellar performance in Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest, Charlize went on to be the hot dumb girl in That Thing You Do, then the not-so-hot serial killer in Monster, and ultimately ...
Source: OKMagazine.com   Full article at: OKMagazine.com
 

 

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