Amy Poehler

Hart? Hanks? New film academy members offer Oscar host ideas

The newest members of the film academy will cast their first Oscar ballots this season, but the choice for Oscar host — usually decided in October — will be strictly up to Oscar brass.

Yet that didn't stop a few of the new recruits from chiming in on the process at a private welcome reception held earlier this week by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences .

"Oh, my God!" said Oscar nominated screenwriter Phyllis Nagy at the prospect of picking an Academy Awards host. "Well, I understand they don't want to do it, but Tina Fey and Amy Poehler: They should be Oscar hosts."

"Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman didn't...