Kevin Hart confirmed that he will be hosting the 2019 Academy Awards.
On 5th December, Kevin Hart announced via his Instagram, he will be hosting the 2019 Academy Awards which is to be aired on 24th February 2019.
The comedian was overwhelmed. In an interview with Variety, he told, ''It would be something I would definitely do just to say I did it in my career.''
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Similarly, The Academy Award Instagram account has also posted Kevin's photo with a caption, ''Meet our new host, Tune in on February 24.''
Jimmy Kimmel, the famous TV personality hosted the prestigious show for the past two years. The star previously announced that he would not be returning for the third time. Many other personalities like Ellen DeGeneres, Steve Martin, Neil Patrick Harris, and Jon Stewart among others who had hosted the show.
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Besides, Hart released his first movie under his production company, HartBeat Production in 2018. The movie is Night School has already collected $101.2 million at the box office.
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As of now, he is busy with his upcoming movies, The Secret Life of Pets 2 and Jumanji 3. As a matter of fact, he is also working on CBS' obstacle course competition series as an executive producer.