Seth MacFarlane Jokes About Daniel Day-Lewis in First Academy Awards Promo
Presenting the host of the 85th Annual Academy Awards, Seth MacFarlane! Or is it?
Just after announcing the 2013 Oscar nominees with Emma Stone Thursday morning, PEOPLE.com has an exclusive first look at MacFarlane's first promo for the big telecast, which airs Feb. 24 on ABC.
The Family Guy creator, 39, looks dapper in a black tux, while joking that he's really the star of Best Picture nominee Lincoln.
"Guess what? I'm not Seth MacFarlane," he says, "I'm Daniel Day-Lewis. I'm just that good."
At the time his duties were announced in October, MacFarlane called it "truly an overwhelming privilege" to be asked to host.
"My thoughts upon hearing the news were, one, I will do my utmost to live up to the high standards set forth by my predecessors," he added. "And, two, I hope they don't find out I hosted the Charlie Sheen roast."
The 85th annual Academy Awards will air live on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, on ABC from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.