Hollywood leading ladies, Brie Larson and Gal Gadot, have been confirmed as presenters for the upcoming The Game Awards next week. There are only a few days left before the biggest gaming award show is here.
While the year has been pretty bizarre for everyone, it has been one that has witnessed the popularity of the gaming industry arise, making the upcoming award show one filled with excitement. With quarantine favorites such as Among Us and Animal Crossing New Horizons both up for several nominations, players now have the opportunity to vote for their favored games from the past year.
The Game Awards organizer and host, Geoff Keighley, has already confirmed via his Twitter account the Spider-Man leading man Tom Holland will be one of the presenters at the show next week. Aside from recasting his role as everyone’s friendly neighborhood superhero in the MCU films, Tom Holland will also be fronting the upcoming Uncharted movie, starring as a younger version of the game’s lead, Nathan Drake. There are so many rumors going around that a new trailer for the new Uncharted movie will be featured at The Game Awards, to tie in with the actor’s role as a presenter.
— The Game Awards (@thegameawards) December 4, 2020
Now, The Game Awards team has revealed two more superhero leads as presenters for the awards night – Brie Larson and Gal Gadot. Both actresses are well-known for their high profile superhero movies, with Brie Larson making her debut in the MCU a year ago as the iconic Captain Marvel, while Gal Gadot has been whipping her lasso of truth as the legendary Wonder Woman since 2016.
Gadot’s latest role as the Amazonian Diana Prince is set in 1984, where she will be facing the menacing Cheetah, which will be releasing on December 16 after going through several delays because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The announcement of these two gorgeous ladies as presenters for The Game Awards has garnered controversy since both Brie Larson and Gal Gadot are usually associated with movies instead of video games.
— The Game Awards (@thegameawards) December 3, 2020
This has led players to wonder if a connection to video games will be revealed at the awards show happening next week. It is no surprise that Larson is already a video game fan, sharing a photo of herself dressed in a leaf-printed shirt promoting Animal Crossing New Horizon on her Instagram account, along with her Nintendo Switch console.
The Game Awards seems set to be a remarkable event, with its world-renowned celebrity presenters guaranteed to bring voters and fans to end the year in impressive style. Leading the nominations this is the controversial The Last of Us Part 2, which is up for a remarkable 10 nominations.