Now, I'm into acceptance and forgiveness.'As for whether or not he might do the show again, De Luca said: "I'm on record saying I want to do next year, because it's the 90th anniversary and I'm really jonesing for it.
boss Jeff Robinov, former Paramount chief operating officer Rob Friedman and 20th Century Fox CEO Jim Gianopulos are also tipped to be in the running for the gig.
It comes after De Luca compared the Oscars debacle to the 'Hindenburg report' after Pricewaterhouse Coopers accepted the blame for mishandling the envelopes.'I literally heard, "Oh my God!
Brad Grey passed away at his Los Angeles home on Sunday night.
The former CEO of Paramount Pictures was just 59 at the time of his death.
Oscars producer Michael De Luca was rumored to replace Brad Grey as the film company's CEO but sources told Page Six that is unlikely to happen now given the negative publicity.'De Luca produced the Oscars and was about to get the job at Paramount,' the source told the publication.
'Now because of the Oscar disaster, he is very likely not to get it.'Former Warner Bros.
His family revealed in a statement that his death was the result of cancer.
Grey is survived by his wife Cassandra and their 18-month-old son Jules as well as his three adult children from his first marriage to ex-wife Jill - Sam, Max and Emily.
The executive had however kept a low profile over the past few months, though that had corresponded with his stepping down from his post at Paramount.