By SDCN Editor
Los Angeles, CA–Actors and comedians Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes will host the 94th Oscars. This will be the first time hosting the ceremony for each of them, show producer Will Packer said Tuesday.
The comedians will make history as the first female trio to host the biggest night in entertainment.
“We want people to get ready to have a good time. It’s been a while,” said Hall, Schumer and Sykes.
“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.”
Award-nominated actor and producer Hall will star in the upcoming “Master,” on which she also served as executive producer, and is a producer and star of “Honk for Jesus, Save Your Soul.” She recently appeared in the series “Nine Perfect Strangers” and starred in the feature film “Girls Trip.”
Schumer is an Emmy, Peabody and Critics Choice Award-winning comedian, actor, writer, producer and director. She is a writer, director, executive producer and star of the upcoming comedy series “Life and Beth,” and starred in such features as “The Humans,” “I Feel Pretty” and “Trainwreck,” which she also wrote.
Sykes is an Emmy-winning writer, comedian, actor and producer. She is a creator, executive producer, writer and star of the comedy series “The Upshaws” and can be seen in the upcoming series “History of the World; Part II.” Her credits also include the stand-up special “Wanda Sykes: Not Normal,” “The Other Two” and “Monster-in-Law.”
The Oscars will air live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 27 at 5 p.m. PT.