Jessica Alba Can't Wait To Get Wild

Jessica Alba arrives at ShoWest's FOX Luncheon to promote "Fantastic Four" held at the Paris Hotel on March 17, 2005 in Las Vegas, Nv (AP Photo/Tammie Arroyo)
Jessica Alba has a new starring role: host of the MTV Movie Awards.

"It's always a crazy, fun show, and I can't wait to be right in the middle of the action," the 25-year-old actress said Monday in a statement to The Associated Press.

Alba is nominated for three golden popcorn trophies — sexiest performance for "Sin City" and best hero and best on-screen team with Michael Chiklis, Chris Evans and Ioan Gruffudd for "Fantastic Four."

The 2006 MTV Movie Awards will be filmed June 3 at Sony Picture Studios in Culver City, Calif. The show will air June 8 (9 p.m. EDT).

Alba, who starred in the TV series "Dark Angel," appears opposite Hayden Christensen in the upcoming film "Awake," a psychological thriller.