Wanda Sykes, Amy Schumer and Regina Hall will host this year’s Oscars. : NPR


From left, Regina Corridor and Wanda Sykes and Amy Schumer will likely be internet hosting the Oscars this yr.

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From left, Regina Corridor and Wanda Sykes and Amy Schumer will likely be internet hosting the Oscars this yr.

Cindy Ord/Getty Pictures for SiriusXM; Valerie Macon/AFP through Getty Pictures; Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Pictures for The Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Challenge

Three humorous girls are about to host the largest Hollywood lovefest. The 94th Oscars will likely be hosted by actors Wanda Sykes, Regina Corridor and Amy Schumer. This will likely be a primary for all three performers and the primary time that three girls have emceed the Academy Awards. The ceremony broadcasts stay on ABC on March 27.

“Think about having one of many funniest girls in comedy at the moment internet hosting the Oscars… Now, multiply that by three,” says Craig Erwich, president, Hulu Originals and ABC Leisure in a press release.

Sykes and Schumer are veteran standup comedians who’ve gone on to department out into each side of screen-making. Sykes is a creator, government producer, author and star of the comedy sequence The Upshaws and might be seen within the upcoming sequence Historical past of the World; Half II. Schumer wrote and starred within the film Trainwreck and is a author, director, government producer and star of the upcoming comedy sequence Life and Beth. Ladies Journey star Regina Corridor has been nominated for quite a few NAACP Picture Awards together with for her roles in Black Monday and The Hate U Give. Corridor is an government producer and can star within the upcoming Grasp.

“I do know the enjoyable Regina, Amy and Wanda will likely be having will translate to our viewers as effectively,” says Oscars’ present producer Will Packer. “Many surprises in retailer! Count on the sudden!”

Simmer down, Will. Oscar rankings have hit all-time lows in recent times.

12 months after yr, analysis exhibits that Hollywood productions lack range.

In response to UCLA’s most up-to-date Hollywood Range Report, whereas girls and folks of coloration have made some features, they continue to be “underrepresented on each business employment entrance.”

Perhaps three powerhouse feminine comedians – together with two of coloration – are precisely what the telecast wants to draw extra viewers.

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