It seems Chris Rocks is in “serious talks” to return to host the 2016 Oscars ceremony.
Variety reports the comedian/actor is in the final discussions to return to the Academy Awards: “Chris Rock is in serious talks to host the 88th Academy Awards, Variety has learned, with an official announcement expected shortly,” the report said.
Chris Rock hosted back in 2005. That ceremony is most memorable for ruffling the feathers of notably red-assed actor Sean Penn, who took strange exception to Rock’s Jude Law joke…
The Oscars will be February 28, 2016.