Oscars Producers Reportedly Orchestrating An Onstage ‘Avengers’ Reunion To Offset Lack Of Host

The Playlist | 1/10/2019 | Charles Barfield
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We finally know who’s going to replace Kevin Hart as host of the upcoming Oscars ceremony – no one. That’s right, the Academy has decided to forgo the option of having just one host for the annual awards show in favor of multiple hosts that would be featured in a variety of ways. And while we don’t know the exact specifics of who these celebrities will be or how they’ll be used, we do know one group that ABC is desperately trying to get to make an appearance – the Avengers.

According to a new report from THR, the people behind the Oscars telecast are doing their best to secure an onstage reunion for the cast of the mega-blockbuster “Avengers: Infinity War.” Exactly who the Academy is able to land from the ranks of Marvel Studios’ franchise is anyone’s guess at this point.

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And before you start rolling your eyes and thinking to yourself, “The Oscars are going to trot out the cast of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Ugh,” remember the 2013 broadcast. As THR points out, six years ago, after the massive success of 2012’s “The Avengers,” the Academy reunited the titular...
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