REGINA HALL, AMY SCHUMER AND WANDA SYKES TO HOST 94TH OSCARS
Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes will host the 94th Oscars, show producer Will Packer. This will be the first time hosting the ceremony for each of them. The Oscars will air live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Oscar Nominations 2022 94th Academy Awards
The 94th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), will honor the best films released between March 1 and December 31, 2021.
“This year’s show is all about uniting movie lovers. It’s apropos that we’ve lined up three of the most dynamic, hilarious women with very different comedic styles,” said Packer. “I know the fun Regina, Amy and Wanda will be having will translate to our audience as well. Many surprises in store! Expect the unexpected!” The Academy Awards made news on Tuesday (Feb. 15) with the announcement of the first all-female hosting team in its 94-year history. Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes will host the 2022 Oscars, which will air live on March 27.
“We want people to get ready to have a good time. It’s been a while,” said Hall, Schumer and Sykes. Oscar Nominations 2022 94th Academy Awards
“We’re invigorated by Will’s vision for this year’s Oscars: celebrating movie lovers alongside moviemakers and spotlighting fan favorites that prove how cinema can unite us all,” said Academy President David Rubin and Academy CEO Dawn Hudson. “Hosting this star-studded party are three powerful, funny women inviting us to laugh and cheer for the year’s best and brightest in film.”
“Imagine having one of the funniest women in comedy today hosting the Oscars… Now, multiply that by three,” said Craig Erwich, president, Hulu Originals and ABC Entertainment. “Regina, Amy and Wanda are comedy powerhouses who will make history as the first female trio to host the biggest night in entertainment, and we’re thrilled to have them at the helm to deliver an incredible show full of unforgettable moments and laughter.”
Award-nominated actor and producer Hall will star in the upcoming “Master,” on which she also served as executive producer, and is a producer and star of “Honk for Jesus, Save Your Soul.” She recently appeared in the series “Nine Perfect Strangers” and starred in the feature film “Girls Trip.”
Schumer is an Emmy®, Peabody and Critics Choice Award-winning comedian, actor, writer, producer and director. She is a writer, director, executive producer and star of the upcoming comedy series “Life and Beth,” and starred in such features as “The Humans,” “I Feel Pretty” and “Trainwreck,” which she also wrote.
Sykes is an Emmy-winning writer, comedian, actor and producer. She is a creator, executive producer, writer and star of the comedy series “The Upshaws” and can be seen in the upcoming series “History of the World; Part II.” Her credits also include the stand-up special “Wanda Sykes: Not Normal,” “The Other Two” and “Monster-in-Law.”
The 94th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby® Theatre at Hollywood & Highland® in Hollywood and will be televised live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and in more than 200 territories worldwide.
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THE ACADEMY ANNOUNCES NEW DATE FOR 2022 GOVERNORS AWARDS
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced the 12th Governors Awards will be held on Friday, March 25, 2022, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland® in Hollywood. Honorary Awards will be presented to Samuel L. Jackson, Elaine May and Liv Ullmann, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award will be presented to Danny Glover. Originally slated for January 15, 2022, the rescheduled event, produced by Jennifer Fox, will be scaled down in size.
The Honorary Award, an Oscar statuette, is given “to honor extraordinary distinction in lifetime achievement, exceptional contributions to the state of motion picture arts and sciences, or for outstanding service to the Academy.” The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, also an Oscar statuette, is given “to an individual in the motion picture arts and sciences whose humanitarian efforts have brought credit to the industry.” The 12th Governors Awards is proudly supported by Rolex, the Exclusive Watch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
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