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Andy Samberg Preps for Spirit Awards Hosting Duties (Video)

The former "Saturday Night Live" funnyman wears bear legs to show how he plans to preserve and foster the spirit of independent cinema.

Andy Samberg Bear Legs Spirit Awards - H 2013
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Andy Samberg is preparing to host the Film Independent Spirit Awards.

In a video to promote his upcoming gig, the comedian says "Independent cinema is all about smashing the status quo and expanding your perception of what's possible. Not just in film, but oh my god...I have bear legs!"

PHOTOS: 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards Purple Carpet Arrivals

Currently in their 28th year, the annual Spirit Awards is the premiere awards event for the independent film community.

The SNL veteran earned a Spirit nomination for 2012's Celeste and Jesse Forever.

The Spirit Awards will air on Feb. 23 on IFC at 10 p.m.

Watch the video below to see Samberg with bear legs: