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 Photos for SiriusXM; Valerie Macon/AFP by way of Getty Photos; Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Photos for The Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Undertaking

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 reside on ABC on March 27.

“Think about having one of many funniest girls in comedy immediately 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 facet of screen-making. Sykes is a creator, govt 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, govt producer and star of the upcoming comedy sequence Life and Beth. Women 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 govt 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 nicely,” says Oscars’ present producer Will Packer. “Many surprises in retailer! Anticipate the sudden!”

Simmer down, Will. Oscar rankings have hit all-time lows lately.

Yr after yr, analysis exhibits that Hollywood productions lack range.

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

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

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