It was just a issue of time prior to Kevin Hart was paired up via the Rock aobtain, wasn’t it?

“Central Intelligence” costars Dwayne Johnchild and also Hart will host this year’s MTV Movie Awards just in time to cross-promote their June comedy.

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The 2fifth anniversary of the oft-talked around awards show will take a distinct approach: It will be shot outdoors at Warner Bros. Studios in Burfinancial institution on April 9 and also air at 8 p.m. Eastern and Pacific times on Sunday, April 10.

It’s the initially time MTV will take the teleactors totally outdoors and onto the backlot to “capture the significance of moviemaking magic against a dramatic nighttime backdrop,” the network said in a statement.

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“It’s an honor to be hosting the ‘MTV Movie Awards’ through a man who’s not only one of the funniest men on the world, yet who’s often mistaken as my twin, Kevin Hart,” Johnchild said. “We live for our fans and also promise to make this an epic, historic, unforgettable night for them.”

“I love hosting — it’s my point,” Hart said. “Dwayne and also I are the perfect team for the epic 2fifth anniversary display. It’s going to go down.”

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“Trainwreck” star Amy Schumer, late-night host Conan O’Brien and also “How to Be Single” star Rebel Wilkid have offered as hosts over the past three years.

The previous wrestler and also comedian also are crowdsourcing their tasks, permitting fans to submit ideas for and direct the show’s promos, MTV announced Friday. Talk around some serious fan-casting ...

“Me and also
MTV Movie Awards. THEN we had actually the genius concept that for the FIRST TIME EVER we’re letting YOU compose the promos,” Johnkid composed on his Instagram account, sharing a parody trailer for the job. “Leave your best, funniest, most up ideas in the comments listed below – every among your comments will be review – then watch us chop it up LIVE STREAM style this Saturday at 2PM.”

The live-streaming occasion will be broadcast on miscellaneous social media platdevelops, consisting of Facebook Live, YouTube, Periscope, Meerkat and YouNow and also will allow fans to interact making use of the hashtag #movieawards.

After that, MTV will pick footage for promos from the platcreates and credit fans that assisted create the content.

The nominees, performers and also presenters for the 2fifth MTV Movie Awards will certainly be announced at a later date.

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Nardine Saad covers breaking entertainment news, trfinishing culture topics, celebrities and their kin for the Los Angeles Times. She joined The Times in 2010 as a MetPro trainee and has reported from homicide scenes, flooded canyons, red carpet premieres and award reflects.