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Video: Ellen DeGeneres Dances Her Way To The 2014 Oscars With 250 Dancers

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Ellen DeGeneres is getting us amped up early for the Oscars by basically showing us just how charming she is in the first promo for the awards show.

In the upbeat trailer, which was directed by Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, The Heat) and set to the tune of Fitz & The Tantrums' "The Walker," we have DeGeneres suiting up with a growing group of 250 tuxedo-wearing dancers. They tap their way through way through streets, and it all feels pretty much like a nod to Barney Stinson's suits dance in How I Met Your Mother.

This is DeGeneres' second time in hosting the awards show, which will take place on March 2, 2014. She hosted back in 2007, and it's looking like she'll appeal to the masses much more than the edgy and controversial host from last year, Seth MacFarlane.

Heck, it may be early for the Oscars since we haven't even seen the nomination announcements come out yet, but even the behind-the-scenes look at it is even cheery and amusing:

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