Jimmy Kimmel was the final individual to host the Oscars in 2017 and 2018.
WASHINGTON — After three consecutive years of the Oscars being a host-less affair, the Academy Awards can have a number once more in 2022, in keeping with ABC.
Craig Erwich, president of Hulu Originals & ABC Leisure, made the announcement Tuesday throughout ABC’s phase of the Tv Critics Affiliation digital press tour.
As to who may get the gig this 12 months, that is anybody’s guess proper now.
“It may be me,” Erwich joked, earlier than saying he was assured in Oscars govt producer Will Packer.
ABC late-night speak present character Jimmy Kimmel was the final individual to host the Oscars in 2017 and 2018. Chances are you’ll keep in mind the 2017 version for the notorious Finest Image mix-up, the place “Moonlight” gained after “La La Land” was mistakenly introduced.
Kevin Hart was initially lined as much as host the 2019 present, however backed out two days later after a number of homophobic tweets he posted resurfaced. That 12 months turned the primary time the Oscars went host-less since 1989.
The 94th Oscars are presently scheduled to be held on Sunday, March 27, 2022, on the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
Throughout a current interview, Tom Holland, star of “Spider-Man: No Approach House,” stated he’d be involved in internet hosting in some unspecified time in the future, if he was requested. And in keeping with The Hollywood Reporter, after that interview the Academy reached out to Holland “to discover that chance.”
Different hosts of the Oscars from the previous decade embrace Chris Rock (2016), Neil Patrick Harris (2015), Ellen DeGeneres (2014), Seth MacFarlane (2013), Billy Crystal (2012) and the duo of James Franco and Anne Hathaway (2011).