An insider also revealed that the broadcast will rely heavily on music thanks to the success of films such as A Star is Born.
According to Variety, the award show's producers will instead choose a handful of Hollywood A-listers to introduce the various segments of the show. However, one change seems to have been forced upon them, with the production team apparently now resigned to having no host for the upcoming Oscars ceremony.
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She quickly established herself as a voice for her party's left on domestic issues and a critic of foreign military intervention. Gabbard moved to Hawaii when she was two and embraced Hinduism as a teenager and is well-versed in the scriptures, PTI reported.
Earlier, Kevin Hart stepped down from hosting the ceremony after some old homophobic tweets resurfaced online.
"We're looking at how we can shake up the traditional awards show format", Beth Janson, CEO of the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, teased in an interview this week. "Right now from a time perspective, I don't really have time".
"I don't actually think the Oscars does need a host", said Toronto producer J. Miles Dale, who won an Oscar past year for "The Shape of Water".
Sources told THR that the show that several "Avengers" stars were asked not to present at last Sunday's Golden Globes so that they're appearance at the Oscars could be more impactful for fans of the franchise. Here we are, just six weeks from the live air date on February 24, and the Academy still doesn't have a host for the 91st Academy Awards-or perhaps it's more accurate to say that they have finally found their host.