NEIL Patrick Harris – the How I Met Your Mother actor and Broadway star – will host the 2015 Oscars ceremony in February next year.
He announced his role on Twitter in a video which involves him circling the words “host the Oscars” on a bucket list. Harris has had a busy week. He has received high amounts of praise for his role in new box-office smash Gone Girl and also released an autobiography.
After presenting both the Tony and Emmy awards, Harris – well known for his cocky ladies’ man persona Barney – will be following in the footsteps of previous presenter Ellen DeGeneres, whos Oscar selfie was worth over 10billion pounds`, claims sponsor Samsung.