Elizabeth Banks will make her “Saturday Night Live” hosting debut, 10 days after her highly anticipated “Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” enters theaters.
English electronic music duo Disclosure will join Banks as musical guest on Nov. 14, which will also be the band’s first time on “SNL.” They won’t be alone, however: Sam Smith and Lorde will join the group for their debut TV performance.
Disclosure dropped their second album, “Caracal,” in September.
The long-running sketch comedy series has enjoyed a slew of buzzy hosts this season, including Miley Cyrus, Amy Schumer, and the returning Tracy Morgan. Donald Trump is set to host on Nov. 7, though there are boycotts from Hispanic groups asking NBC to rescind their offer to the current GOP presidential frontrunner.
Illinois Congressman Luis Gutierrez called for the ousting of Trump as “SNL” host in front of Congress on Wednesday.
“To put Donald Trump on the air in American living rooms on the signature comedy show of one of the most important national networks – after saying that Mexicans are rapists, drug-dealers and criminals – that is a corporate blunder too big to be ignored,” he said.
“Saturday Night Live” is produced in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels.
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” rolls out on Nov. 4. Banks was recently seen in “Pitch Perfect 2” and “Love and Mercy.”
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