Disney Actor Tapped to Host Brand-New Game Show From FOX & Amazon Prime

patton oswalt the one percent club
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FOX and Amazon Prime have joined forces on a brand-new game show for streaming, tapping a beloved Disney actor known for his versatility and comedic prowess as the host of the show.

pixar's ratatouille (2007)

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Actor and comedian Patton Oswalt, known best for his role in Pixar’s Ratatouille (2007) and numerous stand-up specials, is set to embark on a new adventure as the host of FOX and Amazon Prime’s exciting new game show, The 1% Club.

An Actor With a Wide Range of Talents

Oswalt began his acting career in the late 1990s with roles in television series and films, and his career has been as diverse as it is impressive. He’s known for his quick wit and comedic timing, and over the course of his career, Oswalt has left an indelible mark on both the big and small screens.

His roles include Spence Olchin in the sitcom The King of Queens (1998–2007) and narrating the sitcom The Goldbergs (2013–2023) as adult Adam F. Goldberg.

His initial acting debut in the Seinfeld episode titled “The Couch” in 1994 paved the way for numerous appearances in a variety of television series, including Parks and Recreation, Community, Two and a Half Men, Drunk History, Reno 911!, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Archer, Veep, Justified, Kim Possible, Modern Family, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. He also played the role of Principal Ralph Durbin in A.P. Bio (2018–2021).

patton oswalt in "parks and recreation"

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Patton Oswalt & Pixar

However, it was his role as the voice of Remy, the aspiring chef rat, in Pixar’s Ratatouille that truly catapulted him into the spotlight. Released in 2007, the animated film tells the heartwarming tale of a lovable rat with exceptional culinary skills who dreams of becoming a chef in Paris.

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pixar's ratatouille (2007)

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Oswalt’s portrayal of Remy not only endeared him to audiences worldwide but also showcased his versatility as a voice actor. His ability to infuse the character with charm, wit, and passion for cooking resonated deeply with viewers, making Remy one of Pixar’s most beloved characters.

‘The 1% Club’: Oswalt’s Next Big Thing

Now, Oswalt is poised to take on a new role as the host of The 1% Club, a captivating game show set to premiere on FOX and Amazon Prime. The show, which pits contestants against each other in a series of challenges to win a cash prize, promises to deliver edge-of-your-seat excitement and entertainment.

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AppleTV describes The 1% Club as a game show in which “the questions have nothing to do with remembering little-known facts, endless reams of dates or obscure quiz trivia,” and instead rely on participants’ abilities to use logic, common sense, and reasoning skills.

Oswalt’s infectious enthusiasm and razor-sharp humor promise to elevate the game show to new heights, drawing viewers in with his magnetic presence and keeping them on the edge of their seats until the very end. Whether he’s cracking jokes with contestants or delivering nail-biting cliffhangers, Oswalt’s charm and charisma are sure to shine through, making The 1% Club a must-watch event for fans of all ages.

Patton Oswalt’s quick wit, comedic timing, and charismatic presence will lend themselves well to his new role as a game show host, and his ability to engage audiences and keep them entertained aligns seamlessly with the show’s premise, ensuring an unforgettable viewing experience for fans.

patton oswalt at comic-con

Patton Oswalt at Comic-Con/Credit: Flickr/Gage Skidmore

In addition to his hosting duties, Oswalt continues to pursue his passion for acting and comedy. With numerous projects in the pipeline, including voice roles in animated films and television series, as well as stand-up specials, Oswalt shows no signs of slowing down.

Oswalt’s journey from his breakout role as a voice actor in Pixar’s Ratatouille to his latest endeavor as the host of The 1% Club exemplifies his remarkable talent and versatility as an entertainer. As fans eagerly anticipate Oswalt’s next chapter, one thing is certain. Whether voicing a lovable rat or captivating audiences as a game show host, Oswalt continues to keep his audience engaged, cementing his status as a beloved and multifaceted talent in Hollywood.

About Becky Burkett

Becky's from the Lone Star State and has been writing since she was 10 and encountered her first Disney Park when she was 11. It was love at first Main Street Electrical Parade. Joy is blank lined journals, 0.7 mm pens, and all things Walt, Woody and Buzz, PIXAR, Imagineering, Sleeping Beauty (make it blue!), Disney Parks history and EPCOT. At Disney World, you'll find her croonin' with the birdies at the Enchanted Tiki Room or hangin' with Woody and the gang at Toy Story Land. If you can dream, you really can do it!

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