Rebel Wilson To Host 2022 BAFTA Film Awards – Deadline


Aussie actress Rebel Wilson has been set because the host of the 2022 BAFTA Film Awards, that are happening in particular person on March 13, 2022.

The ceremony, staged at London’s Royal Albert Hall, shall be broadcast on BBC One and iPlayer.

Wilson takes over the reins from Edith Bowman and Dermot O’Leary, who hosted final 12 months’s semi-virtual version.

The actress beforehand introduced down the BAFTA home in 2020 with this speech:

BAFTA nominations shall be unveiled on February 3. The longlists have been revealed this week.

Yesterday, the Critics’ Choice Awards confirmed that as a consequence of TV scheduling they are going to be transferring to the identical date as BAFTA, a doubtlessly thorny situation for expertise who’re nominated at each awards exhibits.

“I am very honoured to be hosting the EE British Academy Film Awards in March, where Covid will no longer exist because it will clearly have been canceled by then. It’s going to be so much fun! I don’t wanna put any pressure on this – I know I’m not going to be funny because I am no longer fat. And besides, I’m not going to ‘sweat-it’ with nerves because I have a peculiar medical condition where I can’t sweat…or cause offense to people because of my adorable Australian accent. So basically I’ll just be there to hang out with Dame Judi Dench and together we’ll both try and bond with Daniel Craig. And yes, I do mean ‘bond’. This show will be an anniversary celebration of some important British film franchises such as Harry Potter and not such as Cats. Everybody’s going to love it, I’m sure! See you guys in March,” stated Rebel Wilson.

Amanda Berry OBE, Chief Executive of BAFTA, added: “We are delighted to welcome Rebel Wilson as this 12 months’s host of the EE British Academy Film Awards. Rebel has stolen the present at a number of earlier Film Awards, and we’re vastly excited to see her carry her implausible charisma and humour to the entire present as we rejoice the perfect in movie.

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