Samuel L. Jackson to host the 2012 BET Awards

Joseph Marzullo

Samuel L Jackson has been confirmed to host the 2012 BET Awards, which will air live July 1st on BET from LA’s Shrine Auditorium.

Nominees for the Best Actor award are Don Cheadle (“House Of Lies,” “The Guard”), Common (“LUV,” “Hell On Wheels”), Idris Elba (“Luther”), Kevin Hart (“Laugh at my pain,” “Think Like a Man”), and Denzel Washington (“Safe House”).

Jackson can currently be seen in the record breaking film The Avengers, which has become the 4th highest-grossing release of all time.

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