Ellen Brings Her Dancing to the Oscars in New Teaser
Ellen DeGeneres is famous for showing off her signature dance moves every day on her hit daytime show.
Now, the comedian-turned-host is bringing dancing to the Oscars in the first teaser trailer for the Academy Awards.
The trailer, which was directed by Paul Feig (“Bridesmaids,” “The Heat”), features Ellen lip-synching and rocking out to Fitz & the Tantrum’s “The Walk.”
According to The Futon Critic, the minute-long bit was choreographed by Stephen “tWitch” Boss of “So You Think You Can Dance” fame, with 250 people in tuxedoes dancing in the street with her.
“I had the best time making this,” Ellen said in a statement. “I love Paul, I love tWitch, I love Fitz and I like most of the Tantrums.
This isn’t her first go-around hosting the ceremony, as she took on the duty for the first time in 2007. She follows up Seth MacFarlane’s somewhat controversial turn as host in early 2013.
The Academy Awards will air live Sunday, March 2 on ABC. Did this get you jazzed for the Oscars? Weigh in below!