Comedian and actor Eddie Murphy is possibly going to be the host at the 84th Annual Academy Awards in February 2012. Oscar producer and movie director Bret Ratner is presenting idea of the Shrek actor as the emcee of the coming Oscars to the members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. While many remember the comedian for some of his racier humor during his early career, fans can rest assured that he will keep it clean as a whistle. His roles recently have all been family friendly because of his changed attitudes about language and behavior from his youth.
Eddie Murphy, according to Us, is showing interest in the gig. Eddie, 50, has extensive experience ranging from live performances on Saturday Night Live to 2006 Dreamgirls for which he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor. He is also known as a cinephile as he remembers movies word for word. Many fans look forward to the chance to see Eddie Murphy host the Oscars, because he has a great sense of humor, and he is great at making people laugh at him.