After three years without an Oscars host, ABC has announced that it’s going to bring in a proper emcee to officiate the back-slapping extravaganza when it returns in March. Perhaps fearing a repeat of last year’s dismal display—in which an all-time low of just 10.4 million viewers tuned in to watch the ceremony, held at a train depot—the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences turned to Twitter Wednesday to find out who the people want to see handing out the trophies this year.
Hypothetically, if we asked you who would you want to host the Oscars, and this is strictly hypothetical, who would it hypothetically be?
— The Academy (@TheAcademy) January 13, 2022
Although the media has been betting heavily on Saturday Night Live star/Kim Kardashian’s boyfriend, Pete Davidson, as a likely contender—and there’s also good money on Tiffany Haddish, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Dwayne Johnson, to name a few—so far Twitter is overwhelmingly rooting for a super-powered, high-flying menage a trois featuring some combination of the stars of Spider-Man: No Way Home.
Tom holland, Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire pic.twitter.com/amRVBjPRhN
— Marco Randak (@MarcoRandak) January 13, 2022
Another user thought it might make for a better party if Garfield and Maguire were replaced by Zendaya and Timothee Chalamet—and who could blame them?
THE 3 OF THEM pic.twitter.com/LXfsHhHlVC
— rose saw episode 2 (@petermjssaddict) January 13, 2022
Some romantics had more old-fashioned ideas.
TOM HOLLAND AND ZENDAYA. pic.twitter.com/g7j5ccyhKn
— emilie ♡ (@tomhollandsdaya) January 13, 2022
While some just want a duo who would definitely bring the funny.
I am BEGGING pic.twitter.com/WvsCDx1zZO
— poison ivy (@nefelibataTM) January 13, 2022
Another dream trio with fan support are Only Murders in the Building ensemble Selena Gomez, Martin Short, and Steve Martin.
Others may, or may not, have been trying to pick a fight.
Nah, get someone who's not transphobic.
— Damir (@damirjhn) January 13, 2022
Some folks, meanwhile, are already saying the Academy needs nothing more than an iron-fisted leader to lord over the mouthy celebrity horde.
She's ready. And it'd be over in 23 minutes or less. pic.twitter.com/WYAhxLWkYl
— Brian Larsen (@newsbrian) January 13, 2022
And, as ever in Hollywood, there are people who are simply sick of people.
— Felipe Amaya (@AFelipeAmaya) January 13, 2022
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