10 Actors Who Have By no means Hosted SNL (However Ought to)

October 18, 2020 0 Comments

There are lots of actors who’ve hosted sketch comedy sequence Saturday Night time Stay (SNL)  via its 46 season on the air to date, relationship all the way in which again to 1975. And even some musicians, too.

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In reality, some actors have hosted a number of occasions, with a handful of them changing into members of The 5-Timer’s Membership, having hosted 5 or extra occasions. A number of, like Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin, have even hosted greater than a dozen occasions. But there stays quite a lot of actors who’ve by no means hosted the present, a lot of whom are shocking given their comedic abilities and relevance in in the present day’s tv world.

10 Josh Gad

Josh Gad as Olaf the Snowman in Frozen

Whereas Gadd did seem in a hilariously controversial digital musical skit throughout SNL‘s final filmed-from-home season about letting children drink in the course of the pandemic (it was all in jest, in fact) he has surprisingly by no means hosted the present.

Gad, who is thought for his humor and jovial roles, appears completely sport to take action as effectively, which makes it all of the baffling that he hasn’t appeared but. In a Tweet from December 2019, Gad alluded to the truth that he would completely be sport for showing within the opening political sketches as Florida politician Matt Gaetz, with whom he shares an uncanny resemblance.

9 Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt Doctor Fauci

Pitt is one other celeb to look on SNL‘s digital episodes in a brief opening skit the place he impersonated Dr. Anthony Fauci and supplied each his comedic abilities in addition to his influential voice to plead viewers to hearken to the actual physician.

However followers can be shocked to notice that regardless of Pitt’s prolonged profession in Hollywood and his confirmed comedic chops, he hasn’t but hosted.

8  Susan Sarandon

SNL Short Motherlover

Surandon is a giant a part of a musical digital quick from the sketch comedy sequence, Motherlover, the follow-up to one of the vital in style to this point, D*** In A Field. She and Patricia Clarkson play the moms of Justin Timberlake and Andy Samberg’s stereotypical ’90s boy bander characters.

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Within the mock music video, the blokes sing a music about providing up their moms to at least one one other as an ideal Mom’s Day current. Sarandon has stated that her son, who was 15 on the time, satisfied her to take part within the quick. Whereas Sarandon grew to become a part of the SNL household after the mock music video, she nonetheless hasn’t truly hosted the present.

7 Kristen Bell

It appears loopy to assume that Bell, who’s an extremely humorous and proficient actor who has been within the enterprise for many years, hasn’t but hosted the present. She’s an achieved tv and film actor and has confirmed how humorous she will be in varied different appearances.

Apparently, Bell has had a brush with SNL. She met Mike Schur, who created The Good Place, on the set of SNL the place he was head author when she was simply 18, visiting a good friend who labored within the set design division. And whereas she admired his work for years, she later found that he did as effectively when he referred to as her to audition for the lead function.

6 Mindy Kaling

Kaling isn’t solely a fiercely proficient actor but in addition author, having created (and starred in) profitable TV sequence and flicks. And whereas she has by no means hosted SNL, which may not be as a result of she wasn’t invited to take action.

Kaling revealed that she was invited to audition for SNL whereas filming the second season of The Workplace, and whereas that was her dream job, she was tied to her contract. She auditioned anyway, with the approval of the Workplace showrunner Greg Daniels, however found that they wished her as a author with the potential to graduate to forged over time. It did not work out however provided that Kaling’s profession has been on the rise since, all of it labored out for one of the best. However with The Workplace ending years in the past, it is a marvel she hasn’t a minimum of fulfilled the childhood dream by internet hosting one episode.

5 Sandra Bullock

A rom-com and motion star queen of the ’90s, Bullock is a flexible actor who can nearly do all of it. And she or he looks like the proper kind to do an incredible job as host on SNL. But she has by no means finished it.

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She has finished humorous sketches with former SNL forged member Jimmy Fallon on his late-night speak exhibits, demonstrating that she has a lot potential to be tremendous humorous on the present. Her movies like The Proposal and Miss Congeniality present that she has nice comedic timing as effectively. So, what has taken so lengthy to get her on board?

4 Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves Wayne's World

The reboot of the Invoice & Ted‘s franchise would have been an ideal time for the Canadian actor and motion star to host the present. Often called one of many nicest guys in Hollywood, he principally performs indignant, complicated, badass characters these days. However he can be actually, actually humorous, as he proved in Invoice & Ted Face the Music and in his cameo function in At all times Be My Possibly.

Think about Reeves doing a Invoice & Ted parody on SNL? And even doing a parody of Wayne’s World? If Reeves had been to be on faucet to host, the episode would little question rake in large viewership numbers.

3 Chris Evans

Many followers joke that Evans is the one remaining A-listing Chris to by no means host SNL. Chris Pine has hosted, as has Chris Hemsworth and Chris Pratt.

Evans has had ties to the present – years in the past, he publicly dated Jenny Slate, who was as soon as a forged member on the present. She solely appeared on one season and her contract wasn’t renewed, so maybe that soured him from the present? Nonetheless, it will be good to see Chris be a part of the opposite Chris’ in internet hosting a minimum of as soon as.

2 Will Smith

James Avery Will Smith and Janet Hubert in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Smith has finished humorous dance sketches with Jimmy Fallon on his late-night speak exhibits, however do not confuse these with SNL, as Smith has by no means truly hosted the present. Regardless of getting his begin in comedy on the sitcom The Contemporary Prince of Bel Air, Smith has by no means hosted.

One would assume he might need finished so again within the ’90s, on the top of his sitcom fame. However he has gone from comedy to dramatic film roles, to producing and extra with out ever stepping onto the SNL host stage.

1 Allison Janney

Each function Janney touches appears to show to gold, actually: she has received or been nominated for a number of Emmys for roles in sequence like Mother and The West Wing. And she or he received an Oscar for portraying Lavona Golden, the mom of former Olympic skater Tonya Harding within the loosely biographical movie I, Tonya. All of her roles are critical with comedic undertones.

With so many a long time within the enterprise and a resume that proves her to be one of many technology’s best tv comedic abilities, why hasn’t she but lent them to SNL?

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