Regina Hall, Wanda Sykes and Amy Schumer, have been selected as the official hosts for the 94th annual Academy Awards. This follows several years of the show not having a host.
“This year’s show is all about uniting movie lovers. It’s apropos that we’ve lined up three of the most dynamic, hilarious women with very different comedic styles,” said this year’s producer Will Packer. “I know the fun Regina, Amy and Wanda will be having will translate to our audience as well. Many surprises in store! Expect the unexpected!”
This will mark an eventful year in particular for Regina Hall. The acclaimed actress and comedian also has the thriller Master and the dark comedy satire Honk For Jesus. Save Your Soul. coming out this year. Both premiered to positive reviews at the Sundance Film Festival.
“We want people to get ready to have a good time. It’s been a while,” said Hall, Schumer and Sykes in a statement.
“We’re invigorated by Will’s vision for this year’s Oscars: celebrating movie lovers alongside moviemakers and spotlighting fan favorites that prove how cinema can unite us all,” said Academy President David Rubin and Academy CEO Dawn Hudson. “Hosting this star-studded party are three powerful, funny women inviting us to laugh and cheer for the year’s best and brightest in film.”
The 94th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby® Theatre at Hollywood & Highland in Hollywood and will be televised live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and in more than 200 territories worldwide.