Final 12 months, John Cena took the stage for the Nickelodeon Children’ Selection Awards in his first-ever stint as host, and he is now gearing as much as do it once more. Cena is clearly going all in on the comedy this 12 months, and actually, Nickelodeon has simply launched a promo video with Cena going full Nutty Professor Eddie Murphy, as the professional wrestling icon performs your entire “Cena household” sitting across the dinner desk. Test it out beneath, however honest warning: it’s fairly damned weird, to say the least.
Positive, it’s Oscar season, and we’re very excited to see what occurs with the Finest Image nominees like Get Out and The Shape of Water. And despite the fact that John Cena did not showcase his layered abilities in these flicks, he has us offered on the sheer enjoyable and silliness of the Nickelodeon Children’ Selection Awards. He embraces weirdness and slime in a serious means with this video, displaying off his comedic vary by biking by a slew of clichés for the Cena clan — from the phone-obsessed teenage lady to the completely satisfied child to “Don Cena” hoping that The Rock will make an look alongside his former WWE colleague.
After which, after all, there may be John Cena as just a little child. There are some issues that you simply can’t unsee, and just like the Wayans brothers’ equally angled Little Man, that is most actually a kind of situations.
Past delivering a ton of guffaws which are undoubtedly good for the Children’ Selection Awards’ youthful demographic (though adults in all probability laughed fairly a bit as nicely), this video highlights one in every of John Cena’s particular strengths as an actor. Though he has made some notably intense and highly effective forays into the worlds motion and drama filmmaking (Doug Liman’s The Wall involves thoughts), comedy is actually the place the buff athlete has arguably executed a few of his greatest work lately.
Between his appearances in films like Trainwreck and Sisters, in addition to his upcoming starring position in Blockers, John Cena has proven that comedy would possibly truly be an ideal style to flex his non-wrestling muscle tissues. Now we simply have to attend and see how he does in his sophomore outing because the host of the upcoming, kid-centric awards present.
The Nickelodeon Children’ Selection Awards will air on Saturday, March 24. Should you occur to be looking out for extra details about the entire different reveals which are set to debut this spring, then you may make positive to jump over to CinemaBlend’s 2018 midseason premiere guide.