Chris Rock is one of the most popular figures in the entertainment industry. After the Will Smith slapping incident at the Oscar’s, he’s in high demand. The comedian has been making headlines on the regular. As he’s proved his salt as a host, he could be the next host for the Emmys.

Deadline reports that the comedian, as well as Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, could be the next hosts for the Emmys. The Rock is always in high demand as he is some of the most entertaining presences in the world of Hollywood. The Rock even made the wish list for 2022 Oscars.

Chris Rock apparently turned down the offer which he got informally. He is probably going to pass on the emcee duties as well, according to Deadline’s sources. The comedian is also in talks to be the host for the Oscar’s next year, only adding to high confidence in him.

The Primetime Emmy producers Done+Dusted along with Reginald Hudlin’s Hudlin Entertainment have only the top choices in mind. This is because they are going the NBC talent for nominations.

Rock and Johnson both have strong ties with NBC, which is behind this year’s Primetime Emmy. Chris Rock was on Saturday Night Live at the beginning of his career, which Johnson is executively producing NBC’s comedy series Young Rock, which is based on his life.

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Nitish Vashishtha

Nitish Vashishtha is a freelance writer/news correspondent from India. He’s written content for companies like ScoopWhoop and Sportskeeda. He’s been writing about pop-culture, current affairs and pro-wrestling since 2017. While pursuing Master's in Mass Communication with a special interest in Advertising, his key areas of creativity lie in designing, content creation and creative storytelling as well as fictional writing. In his free time, he likes to create new riffs on his guitar, learning about whatever piques his interest, reading books ranging from philosophy to speculative sci-fi and enjoys watching anything HBO (Succession FTW).

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