Television

Jessie J to host the 2015 MTV Movie Awards pre-show

Earlier today MTV announced that Jessie J will be hitting the popular red carpet of the “2015 MTV Movie Awards” as she hosts the next Pre-Show airing LIVE on Sunday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. ET. Prior to the official awards show, MTV will offer fans a week of exclusive first looks at five of the summer’s must-see films during “MTV Movie Awards Takeover Week.”

At the end of the Pre-Show special, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, MTV will air the “2015 MTV Movie Awards” from Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California, hosted by Amy Schumer. Jessie J and MTV’s Josh Horowitz will be onhand to interview stars on the carpet from some of this summer’s most anticipated movies. As an extra treat, Cara Delevingne, Nat Wolff and author John Green will be on hand to introduce an exclusive sneak from the upcoming feature, Paper Towns.

Adding to the excitement, the first award of the night, “Best Hero,” will also be revealed live during the Pre-Show. This socially-voted category puts fans in charge of choosing the winner. “Best Hero” nominees will be revealed and voting will begin on Thursday, April 2. Fans can direct their own viewing experience with the All Access Live Stream. This second-screen interaction brings viewers live to the “2015 MTV Movie Awards” red carpet and inside the venue with the help of a multitude of camera angles.

In the week leading up to the main show, MTV will kick start complete movie mayhem with “MTV Movie Awards Takeover Week” that will include a world premiere, first look at the long-awaited next installment of the groundbreaking Jurassic Park series, Jurassic World. Beginning Monday, April 6 through Friday, April 10, MTV will feature full-day, on-air takeovers by some of Hollywood’s biggest stars.

Over the course of the week, cast from Spy (Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham and Paul Feig), Trainwreck (Bill Hader and Judd Apatow), Jurassic World (Chris Pratt), San Andreas (Dwayne Johnson) and Ted 2 (Mark Wahlberg) will sit down with MTV’s Josh Horowitz on must-see moments from their upcoming films, look back at favorite past “Movie Awards” moments and handicap the race for this year’s Golden Popcorn in short-form segments airing around MTV’s programming. Each night will culminate with an exclusive sneak peek at an upcoming summer blockbuster film at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.