Jackman Passes on Oscar Gig

“X-Men” star has reportedly turned down an offer to return as show host.

While speculation is running high on who’ll host the Oscarcast, it won’t be Hugh Jackman.

Jackman, who’s currently starring on Broadway with Daniel Craig in the drama “A Steady Rain,” quietly turned down the job within the past several weeks, sources said. Instead, he’ll take time off after "Rain" ends before his next film project, “Real Steel,” starts shooting.

Read more at Variety.