WATCH: Oscars 2016 theme revealed

Chris Rock is ready to do this! (Screengrab: The Academy/YouTube)
Chris Rock is ready to do this! (Screengrab: The Academy/YouTube)

Los Angeles – A day before Oscar nominations are announced The Academy released two new promos and the theme of this year’s awards. 

The annual ceremony will be hosted by comedian Chris Rock who is amped and ready to rumble.

“We All Dream in Gold” is the theme of this year’s Oscars which will take place on 28 February. 

The first promo, a mash-up of the year’s biggest movies and likely contenders is accompanied with narration by Morgan Freeman speaking about what characters dream about. 

“But there is one night we all dream in gold,” says Freeman.

Watch it here:

In the second clip Rock can be seen powdering up his hands and says, “let’s do this”.

Watch it here:

Check out the official poster for the ceremony!


(Poster: The Academy)

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