VIDEO: Seth MacFarlane Spoofs THE MATRIX in New Oscar Promo
ABC has released an all-new promo for this year's Oscars airing February 24th. In the spot, host Seth MacFarlane spoofs THE MATRIX and frets over whether he should take the red pill or the blue pill. "I just don't want to get hurt," quips the host. Check it out below!
Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented on Sunday, February 24, 2013, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on the ABC network. Don Mischer will direct the telecast for the third consecutive time. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.
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