Chris Rock in talks to host Oscars for the second time

2015-10-21 14:04

Cape Town – There goes Justin Timberlake’s dream of hosting next year’s Oscars.

According to Variety comedian Chris Rock is in talks to host the 88th Academy Awards.

The Hollywood Reporter has also added that he has been in talks with producers.

The Academy and Chris’s camp have yet to comment on the reports.

This is not the first time Chris will host the prestigious ceremony.

He hosted the ceremony in 2005 and is remembered for his controversial remarks about Tobey Maguire, Colin Farrell and Jude Law.

Watch his opening monologue here:

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