Wanda Sykes, Amy Schumer, Regina Hall to host 2022 Oscars

Wanda Sykes, Amy SchumerAmy Beth SchumerTrio of women to host this year’s Oscars: report Will Hollywood abandon Texas over abortion law? The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by AT&T – Senate to vote on infrastructure bill; budget package up next MORE and Regina Hall are making historical past as the primary three ladies to co-host the Oscars collectively.

The trio of comedic actors will take the reins of the 94th annual Academy Awards subsequent month, Schumer introduced Tuesday on “Good Morning America.”

“I’m unsure who thought this was a good suggestion, however I’m internet hosting the Oscars together with my good good friend Wanda Sykes and [“Girls Trip’s”] Regina Hall,” Schumer stated. 

“I higher go watch some motion pictures,” the “Snatched” star cracked. 

While three performers have shared internet hosting duties earlier than on the Hollywood gala — Goldie Hawn, “Crocodile Dundee’s” Paul Hogan and Chevy Chase headlined the occasion in 1987 — the position has by no means been shared by an all-women group.   

The information, first reported by Variety on Monday, comes after the Oscars went host-less the previous three years. The final time an entertainer emceed the high-profile present was in 2019, when Jimmy KimmelJames (Jimmy) Christian KimmelJimmy Kimmel knocks Palin for dining out despite positive COVID-19 test: ‘Typhoid Mary’ The Hill’s 12:30 Report – Presented by Facebook – Biden’s public moment of frustration CNN’s Tapper defends Doocy after outburst from Biden MORE dealt with internet hosting duties. 

The transfer additionally follows longstanding criticism the Academy Awards has obtained over a scarcity of range amongst nominees in some high classes. In 2020, Bette Midler joined a chorus of critics who focused the present when ladies had been shut out of the Best Director nominations. “Maybe we simply get our personal present known as the Osc-hers?” the “Beaches” star stated on the time. 

“Power of the Dog” director Jane Campion is among the Best Director nominees at this 12 months’s awards present, making her the primary girl to ever obtain two nods within the directing class.

The Oscars airs March 27 on ABC. 


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