Chris Rock To Host The Oscars? Comedian Currently In Talks

Chris Rock To Host The Oscars? Comedian Currently In Talks

Looks like the Oscars don't want to play it safe. According to Variety, controversial comedian Chris Rock is in talks to host the ceremony. It's said that Rock is so close to closing a deal that an official announcement of his hosting duties is expected to be announced very soon.

That said, Rock knows what it takes to host an award show. In fact, if he signs on the dotted line it will be the second time he's hosted the Oscars. Rock hosted the Oscars in 2005 to rave reviews. Back in January, the L.A. Times pu