"I think he'll be great for the Oscars," said former Lost star Dominic Monaghan. "Seth seems to lean quite heavily towards musical numbers. He likes big show numbers and stuff like that, so I think it might have a traditional approach."
"I love him," said Vampire Diaries star Kayla Ewell. "We'll see if he's as good as Billy Crystal, but I think it's possible."
"He just did a great job hosting SNL, so I think the timing is perfect," said Ratner, who had to step down as an Oscar producer last year after a slew of controversial public comments. He went on to joke, "Hopefully he won't say anything dumb like me and have to resign."