ABC has dropped a brand new promo for the Oscars, spotlighting hosts Regina Corridor, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes. Within the advert (test it out above), the trio discusses the problem forward and the way they’ll want to stack up in opposition to pageant from different fresh emcees.
“We simply need to do higher than ultimate yr’s host,” says Sykes. But if it dawns at the ladies that there hasn’t been a number in numerous years, Sykes enthuses, “Growth, we’re already successful” as Schumer chimes in, “We’re nailing it!”
The 94th Oscars, which can be hung on March 27, marks the primary time the rite has had a number since Jimmy Kimmel in 2018. Because the days of Billy Crystal within the Nineties, the display has had problem discovering a constant are compatible — and ultimate yr’s host-less debacle made it transparent they wanted any person to middle the telecast.
This yr’s Academy Awards are produced by means of Will Packer, whose lengthy checklist of hit TV and picture successes comprises Ladies Shuttle, which starred Corridor amongst its ensemble. At the side of comedy veterans Sykes and Schumer, the trio’s appointment signifies a plan to get some humor injected into the complaints.
The Oscars are coming off a 2021 telecast that was once the lowest-rated ever, hampered by means of pandemic constraints (the display was once held with diminished capability at Los Angeles’ Union Station as a substitute of its customary house on the Dolby Theatre) and a lineup of films that have been harder to peer in a yr wherein cinemas have been impacted by means of Covid restrictions.
This yr’s Oscars go back to complete capability on the Dolby the place Netflix’s The Energy of the Canine leads all nominees with 12 stepping into and Warner Bros/Mythical’s tentpole Dune is 2nd with 10. As soon as once more, a number of of the yr’s highest-profile motion pictures, together with the field place of business juggernaut Spider-Guy: No Manner House, didn’t get main nominations. Different pics in the important thing races come with SAG winner CODA, Pressure My Automotive, Belfast, Don’t Glance Up, King Richard, Licorice Pizza, Nightmare Alley and West Facet Tale.