Steve Martin to host 75th Academy Awards

Steve Martin will host next year’s Oscars according to Gil Cates, producer of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’."The 75th Anniversary show is a meaningful one for the Academy, and it is wonderful to work with a host who’s done it before," Cates said. "A host who’s witty, clever, sharp, intelligent, quick on his feet and always on top of the unfolding action. Wait, I’ve forgotten something. Oh yeah, and outrageously funny." Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2002 will be presented on Sunday, March 23, 2003, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland®.