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James Franco: Why I Am Co-Hosting The Oscars

James Franco: Why I Am Co-Hosting The Oscars

James Franco arrives at LAX airport wearing a festive hat on Thursday (November 2) in Los Angeles.

The 32-year-old actor talked to Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday about how he had to weigh the pros and cons to co-hosting the 2011 Academy Awards.

“It makes you insane,” James said about the Oscar buzz surrounding the movie 127 Hours. When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ executive director Bruce Davis told James that no one has hosted the Oscars and won an award on the same night, he felt that co-hosting would take the “pressure off.”

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15 Comments

# 1

Question indeed: why is he hosting the Oscars?

# 2

LMAO at the hat!

# 4
Gillian Fisher @ 12/03/2010 at 11:14 am

He looks pale and ashen. Dark circles under his eyes.

Dude: Get some sleep!

# 5

so what if he’s tired he’s still the hottest man ever!

# 6
Francofile @ 12/03/2010 at 11:54 am

Does anyone know where I can get one of those hats? I love it!

# 8

He is so hot!! looks adorable with the hat :)

# 9

He’s hot and i love the hat actually

november 2?

jensenLUVER tanya @ 12/03/2010 at 3:10 pm

gosh i luv this guy!!! so cute wit da hat!! im really surprised he took da co-host job…..gues i hav 2 watch da oscars now!!!

Please, he’s a douchebag with a bigger ego than he should have.

Please, he’s a douchebag with a bigger ego than he should have.

He looks tired. Completely understandable though.. dude is so busy. By the way, what’s that on his thumb? =P

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