Hathaway, a supporting-actress nominee for the musical ‘‘Les Miserables,’’ said she hasn’t given any thought yet to what she'll wear on Oscar night.
‘‘Yeah, I need to get on that, don’t I?’’ Hathaway said. ‘‘It was the Super Bowl. I couldn’t think about dresses with all that delicious fried food around.’’
If the Oscar producers really want to keep the show moving, they might seek advice from De Niro, a supporting-actor nominee for ‘‘Silver Linings Playbook.’’
Meeting with reporters, seven-time nominee, two-time winner De Niro was asked how big a deal the Oscars are to him now. The notoriously terse De Niro lived up to his reputation with a five-word answer.
‘‘It’s still a big deal,’’ he said, and moved on to the next question.