Television and film actor Neil Patrick Harris will host the 87th Academy Awards in Los Angeles in 2015.
The star of TV comedy "How I Met Your Mother" announced the move by posting a cheeky video on Twitter.
In it, he says "I'm in!" as he gets off the phone, before circling the words "Host the Oscars" on a bucket list.
The 41-year-old, has hosted the Tony Awards and the Emmys but he said this realized a lifelong ambition.