Jimmy Kimmel, Jon Hamm Poke Enjoyable at Maverick, Slap – Latest Hollywood News

Jimmy Kimmel joins Prime Gun: Maverick stars Jon Hamm and Charles Parnell within the first trailer for the 2023 Oscars ceremony.

Forward of the ninety fifth Academy Awards airing dwell on ABC on March 12, Kimmel, who’s again to host the occasion for the third time, debuted the awards ceremony’s first promotional spot throughout Jimmy Kimmel Reside! on Monday. The footage parodies Maverick, which is nominated for six Oscars, with Kimmel addressing movie characters Beau “Cyclone” Simpson (Hamm) and Solomon “Warlock” Bates (Parnell) in a second paying homage to the film’s alternate involving Tom Cruise’s Pete “Maverick” Mitchell.

“I’ve to confess, I wasn’t anticipating to be requested to host once more,” Kimmel says within the trailer. This leads Hamm to make clear, “We requested lots of people earlier than you.”

Hamm goes on to checklist celebrities who supposedly acquired the invite to host the Oscars earlier than Kimmel landed the gig: “Steve Martin, Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi, Steve Austin, Steve Seagal, Steve Urkel, Steve from Blue’s Clues. That’s simply the Steves.”

The video pokes enjoyable eventually yr’s notorious second involving Will Smith slapping presenter Chris Rock on the ceremony that was co-hosted by Regina Corridor, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes.

“ABC has tasked us with discovering a number who’s unflappable and unslappable,” Parnell explains. Kimmel responds, “That’s good as a result of I can’t get slapped — I cry lots.”

In explaining his plan for the night, Kimmel seems to reference the 2017 ceremony that he hosted, which is understood for ending with La La Land erroneously getting named greatest image earlier than the Moonlight crew obtained their rightful prize.

“Then I’ll lead a standing ovation for somebody outdated, and if I make it out, there’s solely 4 or 5 hours left till we give greatest image to, hopefully, the precise film,” Kimmel quips within the spot. The footage additionally options an look from nine-time Oscars host Billy Crystal.

The 2023 Oscars ceremony airs dwell Sunday, March 12, on ABC.

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