WATCH: Ellen Dances and Sings Her Way to The Oscars

By: Patrick Yacco

The Oscars has released a promotional trailer for 2014's telecast, featuring its host Ellen DeGeneres. The clip shows her strutting through a Hollywood backlot while lip syncing to Fitz and the Tantrum's "The Walker."

Directed by Paul Feig of Bridesmaids and Arrested Development fame, it features 250 men and women dancing with the daytime talk show icon.

Nominations for the awards are scheduled for Thursday, January 16 and the awards ceremony itself is scheduled to air on ABC on Sunday, March 2 at 7 p.m.

Watch below.