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Family Guy Creator Seth MacFarlane To Host The Oscars

Laying down the CG motion capture get-up that led him this year to impersonate a pot-smoking, foul-mouthed teddy bear, creator of Family Guy, American Dad, The Cleveland Show and writer-director and star of Ted Seth MacFarlane is now all set to host the 85th Annual Academy Awards taking place on February 24, 2013.

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Voltage Pictures Set To Sue A Further 2,514 Hurt Locker File-Sharers

It might have won Best Picture at the 2010 Oscars, over-throwing box-office behemoth Avatar, and earned critical adulation for its high-tension, nerve-shredding portrayal of a team of bomb disposal experts during the Iraq War, but Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker was far from the success its studio, Voltage Pictures, would have hoped for. Now, its makers are looking to recoup some of their earnings, filing a lawsuit at a federal court in Florida against at least 2,514 BitTorrent users in order to “compensate the studio for piracy-related losses.”

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