Eddie IzzardComedian Eddie Izzard will host the 25th Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards, airing live March 5 on IFC.

According to Variety, the ceremony is moving both locations and timeslots, from Santa Monica to Los Angeles and from afternoon to evening.

'Precious' and 'The Last Station' lead the pack with five nominations each. Other nominees include Jeff Bridges ('Crazy Heart') and Colin Firth ('A Single Man'), both of whom are poised to receive Oscar nominations on Feb. 2.

A two-time Emmy winner, Izzard has appeared both on the big and small screens, with roles in 'Ocean's Thirteen,' 'Across the Universe' and 'Valkyrie.' He'll next appear in the Richard Levine drama 'Every Day,' starring Liev Schrieber.
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