We may now have a hint as to how the upcoming Oscars telecast will begin. The show has been shrouded in intrigue (and confusion and frustration) given that the Academy chose to forge ahead without a host when their Kevin Hart plan exploded, and many have been wondering how the show might begin without an official emcee. Today, the Academy announced that Queen will be performing during the Oscars, and one imagines a live rendition of one of the hit songs featured in Best Picture nominee Bohemian Rhapsody would be quite an opening statement.
Adam Lambert will be taking on lead vocal duties during the Oscars performance—Best Actor nominee Rami Malek’s singing voice wasn’t featured in Bohemian Rhapsody (insert joke pointing out that Bradley Cooper did all his own singing in A Star Is Born and yet is seemingly destined to lose to Malek here).
Oscars - Producers - Mandate
While the Oscars producers were attempting to meet a mandate...