We really hope this is true!
In case you didn't know, this isn't the first time the funny man has emceed the Academy Awards! He took on the prestigious job in 2005.
If the legendary comedian says yes, he will be working with co-producer Reginald Hudlin, who directed the pilot of his former TV show Everybody Hates Chris!
The ceremony will be held at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre on February 28, 2016.
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