For the primary time in three years, the Academy Awards might have a host once more for the 2022 ceremony on March 27 — and it simply is perhaps Kim Kardashian’s boyfriend Pete Davidson. The Saturday Evening Dwell star is rumored to be in talks to host the 2022 Oscars, in line with Web page Six. “His persons are speaking to producers,” a supply instructed the outlet, including that the present is searching for a “reset” after 2021’s scaled-down ceremony. Neither Davidson nor the Academy of Movement Image Arts & Sciences have commented on the studies.
The Oscars have gone and not using a host since 2018, when Jimmy Kimmel emceed the occasion. In 2019, Kevin Hart was slated to host the ceremony however stepped down after homophobic tweets from 2009 to 2011 resurfaced. As a result of ensuing controversy, the present went and not using a host, a transfer that was received so well that the Academy determined to not e book a bunch for the subsequent two years. Nevertheless, after the 2021 present grew to become the lowest-rated Oscars telecast in history, producers need to deliver again the gig for an thrilling A-lister, which is the place Davidson and his humor are available in.
In keeping with the outlet, the Academy is hoping to attract in youthful viewers as soon as once more, and so they suppose the SNL star will do the trick. “He will get a demographic that’s onerous to get,” the supply defined. “He’s in a superb area, his profession is doing properly and he’s on the rise. He’s a intercourse image, unlikely, however he’s large with a sure era.” Davidson’s rumored new romance with Kardashian after she hosted SNL in October definitely doesn’t harm his buzz.
Who Else May Host The 2022 Oscars?
Davidson just isn’t the one title within the working. Tom Holland expressed interest in hosting the Oscars to The Hollywood Reporter — after initially saying he wouldn’t have time for it, then calling the outlet again with a change of coronary heart. “I simply went to the toilet and I used to be myself within the mirror and I used to be like, ‘What sort of f*cking fool wouldn’t host the Oscars?’” he defined. “So yeah, in the event that they ask me to, I’d, and it might be very enjoyable. I’d actually take pleasure in it.”
THR says the Academy has reached out to Holland to discover the chance, whereas Deadline studies that Chris Rock, who hosted in 2005 and 2016, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson are additionally on their wishlist. Producers are additionally floating the potential of having three stars hosting different portions of the award present.
For what it’s value, the Academy ought to discover potentialities of a feminine host like Zendaya (with or with out her boyfriend and Spider-Man co-star Holland), and even Kardashian co-hosting with Davidson, which might make for essentially the most chaotic award present ever.