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Who will host the Oscars 2022?

IIt’s been a long time since Hollywood’s biggest night had a host. The Oscar There hasn’t been an MC since Kevin Hart departed under a cloud ahead of the 2019 awards, but this year they’re shaking things up. Earlier this week, the Academy confirmed that this year’s show will indeed have a presenter but has yet to give any indication of who that person might be.

Naturally, this development sent buzz around Los Angeles, fueling feverish speculation that the Academy only encouraged. On Wednesday, they teased: “Hypothetically, if we asked you who you want to host the Oscars and this is purely hypothetical, who would it be?” Popular recommendations include Better things actor Diedrich Bader, an idea created by Better things actor Diedrich Bader.

While we can only applaud Bader’s chutzpah, the status of his application sadly remains a mystery. Meanwhile, the rumor mill continued to buzz. Here’s our list of the people most likely to be offered a gig:

Jimmy Kimmel

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Who: ABC’s late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel Live!, as well as hosting the Oscars in both 2017 and 2018.

Advantages: A safe pair of hands – plus Jimmy Kimmel Live! was shot right across from the Oscars, so he wouldn’t have to travel far.

Defect: If the purpose is to refresh the show, bringing Kimmel back will feel like a throwback to the past.

Hosts with the most points: 2/5

Tiffany Haddish

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Who: An evil family background and a genuine movie star in comedies like School trip for girls, School by night and Like a boss. As it happens, this year’s Oscars broadcasts are being brought together by Girl’s trip producer Will Packer, fueled speculation that she would be the frontrunner.

Advantages: Stand-ups tend to fare better as hosts, but they need action credit. too. Haddish ticked both boxes. More importantly, she’s incredibly funny and easily engaging – exactly the kind of talent you need in this often ungrateful role.

Defect: Supposedly too funny for the Oscars?

Hosts with the most points: 5/5

Pete Davidson

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Who: Kim Kardashian is currently one of the most desired men on the planet – and the Academy seems to think so too. American tabloids Page six reports that Davidson’s people have held “negotiations” with the Oscars about hosting this year’s ceremony. (ONE next report via Diversity called it “very unlikely” that Davidson would land the gig.)

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Advantages: Breakout star of the present Saturday night live crop will bring an edgy feel to the often claustrophobic awards show.

Defect: Will Hollywood’s A-list pop up with photos of their acting skills from the star of King of Staten Island?

Hosts with the most points: 4/5

Tom Holland

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Who: Spider-Man himself, or his full name: Mr Zendaya.

Advantages: He’s likable, young, and a literal Marvel superhero, not to mention half of Hollywood’s almost incomparably lovable power couple. The academy is said to have contacted Holland after he remarked in an interview: “What kind of idiot doesn’t host the Oscars?” Apparently, he doesn’t follow the Kevin Hart story.

Defect: At 25, could Holland lack the gravity needed to stand trial for A-Listers and nighttime narcissists?

Hosts with the most points: 3/5

James Corden

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Who: Adult theater kid and host of CBS’ The Late Late Show with James Corden.

Advantages: Has a wealth of experience hosting, and has the potential to shape and deliver some spectacular performance if it ends up aggravating its own singing and dancing habits.

Defect: Many in the Academy still haven’t forgiven him for a) wearing a ridiculous cat costume next to Rebel Wilson at the 2020 Academy Awards for Visual Effects b) appearing in Cats right from the start.

Hosts with the most points: 1/5

Steve Martin and Martin Short

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Who: Comedy legends met on set in 1985 Three Amigos! and have remained friends ever since, recently scoring success with the mystery series There’s only Murder in the Building.

Advantages: This couple is a literal comedy duo (don’t miss their two men’s great show). An evening you will forget for the rest of your life on Netflix) and they’ve got some heavyweight support. Judd Apatow lobbied for them on Twitter: “That would be pure fun and we need that.”

Defect: Martin has hosted the Oscars three times, so he’s probably not the new face the Academy is looking for.

Hosts with the most points: 5/5

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

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Who: Like Martin and Short, Fey and Poehler are comedic icons with real-life friendships appearing as they host the show, as they did for the Golden Globes from 2013 to 2015.

Advantages: Hilarious and will be fun to puncture an atmosphere of self-seriousness that can often surpass an Oscar.

Defect: If you’re trying to make your awards show seem fun, new, and exciting, you might not want to hire anyone associated with the Golden Globes.

Hosts with the most points: 4/5

James Franco and Anne Hathaway

Who: The actors, who had not previously worked together before co-hosting the 2011 awards, are now called by many “the worst Oscars in history”.

Advantages: Everyone deserves a second chance?

Defect: They certainly don’t deserve a second chance.

Hosts with the most points: 0/5

Meg Stalter

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Who: The comedian achieved viral success on social media before becoming one of the breakout stars of the popular comedy genre. Hacker.

Advantages: Make her own case convincingly interesting skits where she plays her own surrogate: “She’s like… half Emma Stone, half a mother is enough.”

Defect: Not available.

Hosts with the most points: 5/5

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Tom Vazquez

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