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Ellen DeGeneres Leads Flashmob in 2014 Oscars Promo

December 20, 2013 (3:30 am) GMT
The second-time host is lip-syncing and dancing to Fitz and The Tantrum's single 'The Walker' along with 250 people.

suits up and takes over the town in the first promo for the upcoming 86th Annual Academy Awards. She invades the street with a large group of 250 tux-clad dancers, showing off her moves and lip-syncing 's new single "The Walker".

The video is directed by Paul Feig, the "" and "" helmer who was recently admitted as an Academy member. The flashmob is choreographed by Stephen "tWitch" Boss, the former "" finalist who later landed a role in "" movie franchise.

The Academy will announce nominations on January 16, 2014 and reveal the winner in a live ceremony on March 2, 2014 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. It will mark the second time DeGeneres hosts the prestigious event. She previously presided over the 79th ceremony held in 2007.

will be honored with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for her charity work. Actress Angela Lansbury, actor/producer and costume designer Piero Tosi are nominees for Academy Honorary Award.



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