If you weren't already planning on watching the Oscar nomination announcement, take this as an indication that you should: This Australian God who has hair that is better than mine is going to be there! According to Vulture, Chris Hemsworth will announce the Oscar nominations next Thursday morning, alongside the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs. Thor himself, announcing the Oscar noms! I am absolutely sure this is what S.H.I.E.L.D. had in mind for him when the Avengers were formed.
The Academy announced the news in a press release today, which was obviously sent to Deadline:
Actor Chris Hemsworth and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs will announce the 86th Academy Awards® nominations on Thursday, January 16. The Oscars® will air Sunday, March 2, 2014, live on ABC. Boone Isaacs and Hemsworth will unveil the nominations at a 5:38 a.m. PT live news conference at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
Man, 5:38 a.m. PT is a really specific time to choose, but hey, it's their news conference I guess. Sorry, everyone who does not live on the East Coast — you will have to get up very early for this. Chris Hemsworth is motivation enough, though, right?
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