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Watch The New Oscar Trailer: The Search For Billy Crystal

Photo of Caryn James By Caryn James | James on Screens January 5, 2012 at 9:10PM

The Academy has released its first promo for the reconstituted Oscar show, a spot in which Josh Duhamel and Megan Fox, with some help from Robin Williams, trek halfway across the world to find once-and-future host Billly Crystal.
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Billy Crystal

The Academy has released its first promo for the reconstituted Oscar show, a spot in which Josh Duhamel and Megan Fox, with some help from Robin Williams, trek halfway across the world to find once-and-future host Billly Crystal.

If Liam Neeson had turned up to train him, as in Batman Begins, the promo (produced with Funny or Die) might have been better, but there have certainly been puffier, less self-aware spots.

Take a look:

This article is related to: Oscar promo spot, Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, Josh Duhamel, Megan Fox, Oscars, Academy Awards

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