Co-hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway open the 2011 Academy Awards. (Associated Press photos)
Anne Hathaway and James Franco co-hosted the 83rd Academy Awards Sunday night as they aired live from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Calif.
Franco, 32, and Hathaway, 28, were two of the youngest stars ever picked to co-host the Oscars. In addition, they are the first male-female duo to emcee the show. Check out these images from the Associated Press captured some of their hosting antics and outfits during the show.
To read my live blog of the 2011 Oscars, click here.
Hathaway giddily shakes the fringe on her silvery dress.
Hathaway giggles as Franco appears onstage in drag.
Franco and Hathaway in matching dark gray and black finery
Hathaway wearing a gorgeous blue gown
Hathaway performs a song-and-dance ditty playfully bashing former Oscars host Hugh Jackman.
Franco and Hathaway introduce Steven Spielberg, who presented the best picture Oscar.
Hathaway and members of the P.S. 22 Chorus from Staten Island, N.Y., who performed the closing number, celebrate at the end of the Oscars.
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