Dreamgirls' Hudson and Murphy Set for Barbara Walters' Oscar Special
Comedian/talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, who is hosting the Academy Awards, will be Walters' fourth guest on the special, which will air at 7pm on the East Coast. It will be shown immediately after the Oscars on the West Coast.
Hudson and Murphy are nominated for Best Supporting Actress and Best Supporting Actor, respectively, for their roles as Effie White and James "Thunder" Early in the hit film Dreamgirls. Mirren is nominated as Best Actress for her work as Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen.