Per @theAcademy Twitter account, the 85th Annual Academy Awards will air on February 24, 2013, with nominations being announced January 15. The ceremony will take place at the Hollywood & Highland Center (formerly known as the Kodak Theater).
Last month, the 84th Academy Awards aired, where "The Artist" was awarded Best Picture. However, despite an increase in ratings, the critical reaction to host Billy Crystal was mostly negative.
Who will be hosting the ceremony next year? A few predictions in our gallery below.