"Avengers" star Jackson, who'll host the BET Awards on July 1, has also signed on to hold court over this year's Video Game Awards for Spike TV.
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Jackson previously had a three-year run hosting the VGAs, from 2005 to 2007.
“I’m thrilled to once again preside over the biggest night of gaming,” Jackson said of the hosting gig. “And to all the gamers out there – you better circle the date right now and not make any plans that night – you don’t want to be that one guy among your friends who misses this show.”
Mark Burnett, who executive-produced last year's ceremony, will return this year to executive-produce again.
This year's Video Game Awards, dubbed "VGA Ten" for its 10th anniversary, will air live on Spike TV and Spike.com on Dec. 7 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
“The combination of Samuel L. Jackson and the Tenth Anniversary of the ‘Video Game Awards’ are already making this year’s show a must-see event for gamers all around the world,” Burnett enthused, “and we haven’t even started talking about all of the World Premieres yet!”
"Chuck" star Zachary Levi hosted the Video Game Awards last year.