Zachary Levi plays a bulletproof superhero in Shazam!, though a actor’s nerves of steel are being tested heading adult to his hosting duties for a MTV Movie TV Awards.
Levi knows those concerned feelings will be amplified when he initial stairs onstage to fasten a rite Saturday night. But he believes display what he called a “best version” of himself will eventually put him during ease.
“This is a biggest thing I’ve ever hosted,” he pronounced in an talk progressing this week. “There are some nerves starting to build a little. … But we wish to inspire people and not take things too seriously. we wish myself and everybody else to feel during palliate and feel like they’re in their protected place.”
Levi pronounced he’s hosted other shows before, though zero as large as a gender-neutral MTV Movie TV Awards, that front Jun 17. He follows a footsteps of prior hosts including Tiffany Haddish, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Amy Schumer and Kevin Hart.
This year, Avengers: Endgame, Game of Thrones and RBG are a tip nominees during a ceremony, that will be hold in Santa Monica, California. The uncover will deliver new categories including existence royalty, many meme-able impulse and best real-life hero.
Endgame will contest for best film opposite BlacKkKlansman, Spider-Man: Into a Spider-Verse, Us and To All a Boys I’ve Loved Before. The Marvel superhero film also warranted nods in a best quarrel difficulty and for stars Robert Downey Jr. and Josh Brolin.
Singers Lizzo and Bazzi will strike a theatre for low-pitched performances.
Jada Pinkett Smith will be respected with a Trailblazer Award, that recognizes “game-changing creators with uninformed and intrepid voices in entertainment.” The singer will be presented with a endowment by Haddish, who was Pinkett Smith’s co-star in Girls Trip.
Johnson will accept a Generation Award for his contributions in radio and film, and apropos a domicile name. Past recipients embody Will Smith, Robert Downey Jr. and Reese Witherspoon.
Along with Levi’s hosting duties, he could come divided with a golden popcorn statue or two: The actor is nominated for best favourite and best comedic opening by his purpose as an adult superhero in Shazam!
Levi pronounced a film combined a bigger height for his career. The actor pronounced scriptwriting for a supplement has already begun and expects to start filming possibly in late open or early summer subsequent year.
“This awards uncover is an prolongation of what Shazam! has brought me,” pronounced Levi, whose breakthrough came in a NBC view comedy Chuck. He’s also starred in a TV array The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and seemed in a film “Thor: The Dark World.”
“It’s helped me burst into a aloft size of hosting,” he said. “I adore feeling fun and adore bringing joy. With this show, we consider that is a best approach.”