Amy Poehler has just some questions main as much as the primary coronavirus-era Golden Globes.
The comic is as soon as once more becoming a member of forces with fellow “Saturday Night time Reside” alum Tina Fey to host the awards present for the fourth time on Feb. 28. The 78th annual ceremony was initially pushed again by practically two months as the worldwide pandemic continued to upend the leisure business and shatter the standard eligibility home windows.
Whereas different awards exhibits are suspending occasions till additional into 2021, the Golden Globes is seemingly staying put ― for higher or worse.
Throughout an look on “Late Night time with Seth Meyers” earlier this week, Poehler teased that she and Fey aren’t precisely clear on what the ceremony will seem like.
“We simply have just a few last questions,” she mentioned. “When, how, why, the place and what? Simply these, that’s all we have to discover out. However we’re going to determine it out.”
Meyers responded to Poehler, “I feel It is going to be a tonic for all of us to see the 2 of you in no matter enviornment it finally ends up being. I’m wanting ahead to it.”
In January, then-NBC Leisure Chair Paul Telegdy introduced that the duo would return as hosts for the Globes.
“NBC has lengthy been house to 2 of the funniest folks on the planet — Tina Fey and Amy Poehler,” Telegdy mentioned on the time. “And we didn’t wish to wait any longer to share the good information that they’ll be internet hosting the Globes as soon as once more.”
“There’s no denying that Tina and Amy’s comedic chemistry is infectious. We will’t wait to see the dynamic duo return to the Golden Globes stage,” mentioned Lorenzo Soria, who made the assertion as president of the Hollywood Overseas Press Affiliation earlier than his dying in August.
5-time host Ricky Gervais oversaw final yr’s ceremony, which he promised could be his final — presumably to the reduction of many stars he gleefully roasted onstage, together with James Corden and Felicity Huffman.
Poehler and Fey have taken a much less controversial and decidedly extra playful strategy to internet hosting duties through the years whereas nonetheless holding Hollywood’s ft to the hearth. However now the query is, will they ever prime that all-time great James Cameron joke?
Watch a compilation of their opening monologues beneath.
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