Aussie actress Insurgent Wilson has been set because the host of the 2022 BAFTA Movie Awards, that are happening in individual on March 13, 2022.
The ceremony, staged at London’s Royal Albert Corridor, might be broadcast on BBC One, BBC One HD and BBC iPlayer.
Wilson takes over the reins from Edith Bowman and Dermot O’Leary, who hosted final yr’s semi-virtual version.
BAFTA nominations might be unveiled on February 3. The longlists have been revealed this week.
Yesterday, the Critics’ Alternative Awards confirmed that because of TV scheduling they are going to be shifting to the identical date as BAFTA, a probably thorny concern for expertise who’re nominated at each awards reveals.
“I’m very honoured to be internet hosting the EE British Academy Movie Awards in March, the place Covid will now not exist as a result of it should clearly have been canceled by then. It’s going to be a lot enjoyable! I don’t wanna put any strain on this – I do know I’m not going to be humorous as a result of I’m now not fats. And apart from, I’m not going to ‘sweat-it’ with nerves as a result of I’ve a peculiar medical situation the place I can’t sweat…or trigger offense to individuals due to my lovable Australian accent. So mainly I’ll simply be there to hang around with Dame Judi Dench and collectively we’ll each try to bond with Daniel Craig. And sure, I do imply ‘bond’. This present might be an anniversary celebration of some necessary British movie franchises similar to Harry Potter and never similar to Cats. All people’s going to adore it, I’m certain! See you guys in March,” mentioned Insurgent Wilson.
Amanda Berry OBE, Chief Govt of BAFTA, added: “We’re delighted to welcome Insurgent Wilson as this yr’s host of the EE British Academy Movie Awards. Insurgent has stolen the present at a number of earlier Movie Awards, and we’re massively excited to see her carry her unbelievable charisma and humour to the entire present as we rejoice the perfect in movie.