The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences may hate awarding Oscars to superheroes, but this year, they’re hoping the Avengers will save them.
On Thursday, The Hollywood Reporter reported the Academy is looking to recruit actors from the Marvel franchise to “host” this year’s Oscars. There’s a lot of corporate synergy to this thing, because ABC, the network scheduled to air the ceremony on February 24, is owned by Disney, which owns Marvel.
There’s also a little movie, Avengers: Endgame, coming out on April 26. Even for one of the most anticipated movies, a little extra promotion is never a bad thing.Read More... The Avengers Might Assemble to Host the Oscars This Year