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Cookie’s takeover continues! Empire‘s Taraji P. Henson is streamer to Saturday Night Live this Apr for hosting duties. This will be her initial time holding a SNL stage. Joining a Oscar hopeful as low-pitched guest is Mumford Sons. This will be a band’s second time on a show.
Henson’s partial is scheduled to atmosphere Apr. 11. But before Cookie Lyon takes on Studio 8H, Michael Keaton will give it a go. The Oscar-nominated star of Birdman will horde for a third time on Apr. 4. Carly Rae Jepsen will make her low-pitched guest entrance during Keaton’s tour as host.
Previous hosts this deteriorate embody Chris Pratt, Bill Hader, Sarah Silverman, Chris Rock, Amy Adams, Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart. Henson is a initial black lady to horde a uncover given Kerry Washington had a gig final season. Before Washington it was Maya Rudolph in 2012.
Keatonnext stars in a flicks Spotlight and Minions. Meanwhile, Henson’s Empire wrapped adult a landmark initial deteriorate to outrageous numbers, violation annals in viewership. A second deteriorate of a Fox array has already been announced.
If we need us, we’ll be here anxiously available what a writers prepare adult for Henson.
(E! and NBC are both partial of a NBCUniversal family.)