Why Oscar Producers Dropped their Plan for 2 Co-Hosts and Picked Chris Rock
Last month, Academy Awards producers Reginald Hudlin and David Hill announced they were going with two co-hosts next year. But ultimately, they opted for Chris Rock by himself. Or as Hill put it, “We decided on Chris and Rock.” Hill adds: “It became apparent that Chris by himself was the way to go. If you tried to pair him with someone, it wouldn’t have the same comedic impact of him working by himself. So that’s where we ended up.” PLUS: Why the Academy needs Rock now more than ever, Rock is safe and unpredictable at the same time, Oscars needed a host with a point of view, and watch Rock’s 2005 Oscar opening.
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