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KEVIN HART SET TO HOST THE 91ST ACADEMY AWARDS (511 hits)

After reports emerged that he was under consideration, Kevin Hart confirmed that he’s hosting the 2019 Oscars with a post on Instagram Tuesday evening.

The show is set to air on ABC on Feb. 24. Jimmy Kimmel hosted the show for the past two years, but previously said he will not be returning for a third year.

Hart had previously expressed his desire to emcee the major TV event, revealing as much in a Variety cover story last year.

“It would be something I would definitely do just to say I did it in my career,” Hart told Variety. “It would be great to say I had that moment.”

Hart’s taking on the gig despite a packed schedule. The multi-hyphenate most recently starred in the film “Night School” alongside Tiffany Haddish, which opened at number one at the box office when it debuted and marked the biggest comedy opening weekend of 2018.

In addition to numerous television and film projects he and his company, HartBeat Productions, currently have in development, Hart also currently has a first-look film deal with Universal Studios. Other projects include “The Next Level” and “Hart of the City” on Comedy Central, and shows like “Cold as Balls” and “What the Fit” on the LOL Network, Hart’s streaming comedy platform that features his own content and that of other comedians.

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Posted By: Tanisha LaVerne Grant
Wednesday, December 5th 2018 at 2:29AM
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