Interesting choice! Guess they must have liked Seth's work in
The Green Hornet 50/50!
Today, Film Independent announced that Seth Rogen will host the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards, which will air on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 10 PM ET/PT on IFC.
Here's what Film Independent Senior Director Sean McManus had to say about it:
"We’re incredibly excited to have Seth as the host for the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards and join us in celebrating this year’s exquisite films and talented filmmaking artists. Seth’s charm, intelligence and quick wit are sure to light up the room and will make for a truly entertaining afternoon."
More from IFC's Executive Vice President & General Manager Jennifer Caserta:
"Seth is one of the smartest and funniest actors today and we look forward to him making this one of the most entertaining Spirit Awards yet. IFC is a growing brand for original comedy programming, and our viewers are in for a good time with Seth hosting."
Good luck, Seth! We're sure U'll do a fantastic hosting job!
P.S. CLICK HERE to view a full list of the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominees!
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