Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart (centre) and Nick Jonas in a still from Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.

Jumanji star and comedian Kevin Hart to host the 2019 Academy Awards

  • By picking Hart, star of box office hits with a massive social media following and many young fans, Academy hopes to stem a decline in ratings for awards show
  • Oscars organiser has vowed to keep length of 2019 ceremony under three hours
Topic |   Academy Awards

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Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart (centre) and Nick Jonas in a still from Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.
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