Comedian to emcee awards show
“Hamlet 2” thesp Steve Coogan will host the 2009 Spirit Awards. The Brit comedian follows the standup acts of previous hosts including Rainn Wilson and Sarah Silverman.
Coogan appears in the upcoming laffer “Night at the Museum 2” with his “Tropic of Thunder” co-star Ben Stiller.
The Spirit Awards will be held Feb. 21 in Santa Monica, airing live on IFC.