Report: Hugh Jackman Won't Serve as 2010 Oscar Host | NBC New York

Report: Hugh Jackman Won't Serve as 2010 Oscar Host



    Getty Images
    Hugh Jackman's Perry Street purchase toppled $30 million.

    He may have brought song and levity to the 2009 Oscars, but despite the rumors, Hugh Jackman won't be back to host the 2010 ceremony.

    Sources told Variety that the Australian actor recently turned down the job.

    VIEW THE PHOTOS: Guy Candy: Hugh Jackman

    According to the Hollywood trade magazine, Hugh isn't opposed to hosting the Oscars again, he just didn't want to do it two years in a row.

    The father of two is currently starring on Broadway in "A Steady Rain," opposite British heartthrob Daniel Craig.

    VIEW THE PHOTOS: Access At The 2009 Oscars!

    He has a host of projects on the horizon including a dramatic film, "The Real Steel," which begins shooting in Spring 2010, the mag reported.

    The 2010 Oscars will take place on March 7.

    Related Content from
    VIEW THE PHOTOS: Oscars 2009: Inside the Show!
    PLAY IT NOW: Hugh Jackman & Daniel Craig's 'A Steady Rain,' Broadway Opening Night
    PLAY IT NOW: Hugh Jackman Leaves His Mark On Hollywood

    MORE ACCESS ON THESE TOPICS: Hugh Jackman - Oscars - Movies - Broadway - Rumors