Rebel Wilson has been confirmed as the host of next year's MTV Awards.

The Bridesmaids star will preside over the annual awards ceremony, which will be held at Sony Studios in Culver City, California next April 14.

The actress, who played Kriten Wiig's roommate in Bridesmaids, was announced as the host via a video preview on Thursday (December 20).

MTV aired a first look trailer during Jersey Shore in which Wilson was billed as the "star" of the upcoming movie awards.

Wilson also stars in Pitch Perfect, and has also appeared in What to Expect When You're Expecting and Bachelorette.