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Ellen DeGeneres stars in new Oscar trailer

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 01:02

Dec. 20 - The 86th Academy Awards reveals a new trailer featuring 2014's Oscar host, Ellen DeGeneres. Elly Park reports.

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The 86th Academy Awards released its new trailer for the 2014 Oscars featuring host Ellen DeGeneres. The American TV icon will be hosting the gala for her second time when the show airs on Sunday, March 2 on the ABC Television Network. The new trailer was directed by "Bridesmaids" helmer Paul Feig, who DeGeneres praised for his skill at making comedy. SOUNDBITE: Ellen DeGeneres, Comedian and Oscar Host, saying (English) "Well, Paul Feig has a reputation of being hilarious and nice and smart and I thought this is a great idea and I loved it and I want to be in "Bridesmaids 2." So two plus two -- great Oscar promo, "Bridesmaids 2," cha-ching." DeGeneres also hosted the 79th Academy Awards in 2007, for which she received a Primetime Emmy nomination for "Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program."

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Ellen DeGeneres stars in new Oscar trailer

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 01:02