New Film 2010 host announced

Kick-Ass - European Film Premiere - AfterpartyWith the departure of the ‘Film 20<whatever>’ host Jonathan Ross BBC bosses have today announced his replacement

And the winner is……..

Claudia Winkleman!?

Yes,Claudia is the new Jonathan!!

The presenter, who recently hosted BBC Sport Relief coverage as well as Strictly Come Dancing spin-off It Takes Two, clearly impressed BBC bosses!  She can now proudly call herself the first female host and only the third presenter since the curtain went up on the Film series back in the 70’s.

The programme is also to be revamped with a new format when it returns with it’s new host in September.  It is set to feature a wide range of cinema and industry experts and a variety of studio guests, the BBC said today.

This is the first announcement about who will take over Ross’s roles when he leaves the BBC in the summer at the end of his contract.

”I am completely over the moon about being given this enormous honour and am incredibly proud to be to be presenting the new look Film 2010. It’s an honour to follow on from the brilliant Jonathan Ross.”

Wossy’s shoes are some huge ones to fill, we wish Claudia all the best in her new job.