We are very, very excited this morning.
The host for next year's Oscars has been announced, and he couldn't be a more perfect choice.
Neil Patrick Harris has been confirmed as the 2015 presenter, and we just know he's going to kill it!
The How I Met Your Mother actor revealed the news with a cute video uploaded to his Twitter account yesterday, showing his pretty impressive to-do list, including tasks like "Saw a lady in half," "Win a Tony Award, "Rap with Snoop Dogg" and "Star in a Broadway show." The only thing left is, of course, "Host the Oscars." Tick!
Neil's already made a name for himself in Hollywood since HIMYM ended, with a pretty creepy role in Gone Girl and a part in Seth MacFarlane's A Million Ways to Die in the West, too. But presenting the Academy Awards is no easy feat, even for the most relaxed of stars. TV veteran Ellen De Generes struggled last year with lots of autocue fails and stiff jokes – though she did manage to take the most iconic selfie of all time:
We just know NPH is up to the job, though! In the words of Barney, it's going to be legen – wait for it – DARY!