Adam Driver Will Host SNL For The Third Time In 1st Episode Of 2020
Adam Driver will host the first SNL episode of the year in 2020 claims a new report from Page Six. Previously, Driver helped start SNL during the 44th season last year in September of 2018.
On the 21st of December episode of Saturday Night Live, hosted by Eddie Murphy, along with the musical guest, Lizzo, it was revealed that Mr. Driver would be back on the show along with Halsey as the musical guest on the 25th of January.
As followers of the show know, Halsey was on the series last year and served as the host and musical guest in February. Driver recently completed production for Disney's smash-hit, Rise Of Skywalker , and is also stirring up awards attention for his role in Marriage Story.
Coincidentally, Driver's co-star in the series, Scarlett Johansson, was the host of SNL last week. As it was noted in the title of the video, Driver will host SNL for the third time next year. He hosted the series for the first time during the 41st season.
Saturday Night Live has served as a backdrop for many stars ascension to fame in the last few years, including Eddie Murphy, who once worked on the show. Eddie famously quit the series during the height of his popularity.
According to a 3-day old report from the New York Post, it was the first time Eddie appeared on Saturday Night Live in 35 years. At the beginning of the month, he was nominated for a Golden Globe for his role in the film, Dolemite Is My Name.
Additionally, it's been reported by multiple outlets that he would have several stand-up specials on Netflix. This week, Mr. Murphy said to Al Roker on the Today show that hosting SNL for the first time in 35 years couldn't have come at a better time for him.
"You almost think we planned it," Murphy remarked. After a long hiatus from the entertainment industry, fans on social media have rejoiced at Mr. Murphy's return to the limelight.