Selena Gomez Might Host The Oscars With Steve Martin & Martin Quick

The celebs of ‘Solely Murders within the Constructing’ had been known as an ‘iconic trio’ who could be a ‘dream’ to take over as MCs for the upcoming 2022 Academy Awards.

The extra the merrier! Selena Gomez, Steve Martin, and Martin Quick are reportedly being eyed to host the upcoming 2022 Academy Awards! Oscar organizers are stated to be excited concerning the prospect of uniting a younger Hollywood heavyweight reminiscent of Selena with two comedic legends like Steve and Martin on stage for the glamorous affair, per Selection. As all three starred on Hulu’s mega hit Solely Murders within the Constructing and the award present is being broadcast on ABC, the selection could be an enormous win for Disney, who owns each firms.

Martin Quick, Selena Gomez and Steve Martin pose collectively in New York in 2021. (Felipe Ramales/SplashNews)

“I imply, they’re an iconic trio,” Hulu Originals and ABC Leisure president Craig Erwich stated of Selena, Steve and Martin to the outlet. “They’ve mass attraction. Everyone loves them. They’d be a dream. That stated, there’s a variety of unimaginable expertise we’re contemplating. We’re having ongoing conversations with Will (Packer, Oscar producer) and the Academy about it.”

The information follows rumors of Pete Davidson’s title being tossed round as an early selection for MC. After the Oscars introduced there could be a bunch after three years with out one, the Saturday Night time Stay star was reportedly in talks to take the job. Nevertheless, an insider instructed Selection that solely an “casual dialog” occurred, and nothing got here of it. As Pete is a large draw for NBC on SNL, it may not be the very best transfer for competing community ABC to advertise him.

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Selena Gomez, Steve Martin and Martin Quick seem in an episode of ‘Solely Murders within the Constructing.’ (Craig Blankenhorn / Hulu / Everett Assortment)

Jimmy Kimmel served because the final host of the Oscars, having emceed the ceremony in 2017 and 2018. Different well-known hosts over the previous decade included James Franco/Anne Hathaway in 2011, Billy Crystal in 2012, Ellen DeGeneres in 2014, Neil Patrick Harris in 2015 and Chris Rock in 2016. Whereas internet hosting can usually be a blight on an entertainer’s resume (see Franco/Hathaway), the gig remains to be thought of somewhat prestigious.

The ultimate selection for who will host the 2022 Oscars might be made by Packer, ABC executives and the Academy. Insiders instructed Selection that there was no resolution made but, talks are ongoing and there may be “no frontrunner at this level.” Fingers crossed Selena, Steve and Martin followers!

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