It is official! Kevin Hartis internet hosting the 2019 Oscars.
The comic and film star introduced the information through social media on Tuesday.
“For years I’ve been requested if I might ever host the Oscars and my reply was at all times the identical,” Kevin wrote in a prolonged assertion. “I mentioned that it could be the chance of a lifetime for me as a comic and that it’ll occur when it is speculated to. I’m so glad to say the day has lastly come for me to host the Oscars.”
Simply previous to Hart’s main reveal, a number of retailers reported that the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences was in talks with the Night time Faculty to emcee the star-studded ceremony.
Kevin’s publish continued, “I’m blown away just because this has been a aim on my record for a very long time… To have the ability to be part of the legendary record of hosts which have graced the stage is unbelievable. I do know my mother is smiling from ear to ear proper now.”
“I wish to thank my household/associates/followers for supporting me & driving with me all this time… I’ll make sure you make this years Oscars a particular one. I recognize the @TheAcademy for the chance…. now it is time to rise to the event #Oscars,” he concluded.
Most up-to-date Oscars hosts embrace Jimmy Kimmel, Chris Rock, Neil Patrick Harris, Ellen DeGeneresand Seth MacFarlane.
As for Kevin’s expertise in presiding over award exhibits, he is no rookie. The funnyman hosted the 2016 MTV Film Awards alongside Central Intelligence co-host Dwayne “The Rock Johnson, in addition to the 2011 BET Awards and 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.
In different Academy Awards-related updates, in September it was introduced that the brand new Common Movie class could be postponed in spite of everything.
The Academy shared in a press release on the time, “The Academy acknowledged that implementing any new award 9 months into the 12 months creates challenges for movies which have already been launched. The Board of Governors continues to be actively engaged in discussions, and can look at and search further enter relating to this class.”
The nominees for the 91st Annual Oscars are set to be unveiled on January 13, 2020. The 2019 Academy Awards will air February 24, 2019 on ABC.
Congratulations to Kevin! We will not wait to see you shine.