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Shazam!’s Zachary Levi to Host MTV Movie & TV Awards


Hot on the heels of the worldwide box office hit Shazam!, star Zachary Levi will host the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards on Monday, June 17th at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.

Levi currently can be seen toplining David F. Sandberg’s blockbuster superhero feature film Shazam! from Warner Bros. Pictures/New Line Cinema.

No stranger to superhero films, Levi has also appeared as Fandral in Thor: The Dark World. He was previously best known for starring as Chuck Bartowski in the popular television series Chuck and, most recently, as Benjamin in the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, for which he took home a SAG Award for “Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series.”

Levi follows in the footsteps of previous MTV Movie & TV Hosts, including Tiffany Haddish, Adam Devine, Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, Conan O’Brien, Rebel Wilson, Russell Brand, Jason Sudeikis and Andy Samberg, among others.

The 2019 categories and nominees will be announced in the coming weeks.

Joel Gallen of Tenth Planet Productions will serve as Executive Producer with MTV’s Amy Doyle, Wendy Plaut and Vanessa Whitewolf for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards. Rick Austin will also serve as Executive Producer. Joseph Buoye and Alicia Portugal are Executives in Charge of Production. Amani Duncan and Lisa Lauricella are Executives in Charge of Music.

What do you guys think of Zachary Levi hosting the MTV Movie & TV Awards? Let us know your thoughts in the comments or tweet them to us @vitalthrillscom.

Jenna Busch
Jenna Busch has written and spoken about movies, TV, video games and comics all over the Internet for over a decade, co-hosted a series with Stan Lee, appeared on multiple episodes of Tabletop, written comic books and is a contributing author and assistant editor for the PsychGeeks book series including Star Wars Psychology. She founded the site Legion of Leia and hosts the Legion podcast.