Jimmy Kimmel, Jon Hamm Poke Fun at Maverick, Slap – The Hollywood Reporter
Jimmy Kimmel joins Top Gun: Maverick stars Jon Hamm and Charles Parnell in the first trailer for the 2023 Oscars ceremony.
Ahead of the 95th Academy Awards, which aired live on ABC on March 12, Kimmel, who returned to host the event for the third time, debuted the awards show’s first promotional slot during the show. award ceremony time. Jimmy Kimmel Live! in Monday. Parody video Mavericknominated for six Academy Awards, Kimmel talks to movie characters Beau “Cyclone” Simpson (Hamm) and Solomon “Warlock” Bates (Parnell) in a moment reminiscent of a movie exchange involving Pete.” Maverick” Mitchell by Tom Cruise.
“I have to admit, I didn’t expect to be asked to host again,” Kimmel said in the trailer. This prompted Hamm to clarify, “We asked a lot of people before you.”
Hamm goes on to list celebrities who are said to have received an Oscar host invitation before Kimmel landed the gig: “Steve Martin, Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi, Steve Austin, Steve Seagal, Steve Urkel, Steve from Blue clues. That’s just Steves.
The video mocked last year’s infamous moment that involved Will Smith slapping host Chris Rock at a ceremony co-hosted by Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes.
Parnell explains: “ABC tasked us with finding a presenter who couldn’t and couldn’t agree. Kimmel replied, “That’s good because I can’t get slapped – I cry a lot.”
When explaining his plans for the evening, Kimmel seems to be referring to the 2017 ceremony he hosted, which is known to end with La La Land mistakenly named best picture first Moonlight The team received their well-deserved award.
“Then I would stand up and give an old man a standing ovation, and if I make it through, there are only four or five hours left and we hope to come up with the best shot for the right movie,” said Kimmel. satire on the spot. The clip also features Billy Crystal, the nine-time Oscar-winning host.
The 2023 Oscars ceremony airs live on Sunday, March 12, on ABC.