Russell Crowe will join “Saturday Night Live’s” first-timers hosting club when he makes his debut on the latenight program next month, NBC announced Thursday. He’ll join another first-timer, Peter Dinklage, who’s hosting this week, while Julia Louis-Dreyfus is also set to return for a third time.
Crowe is set to host April 9, with musical guest Margo Price. The Academy Award-winning actor can next be seen alongside Ryan Gosling in the feature film “The Nice Guys,” out May 20. Country artist Margo Price, whose debut album “Midwest Farmer’s Daughter” was released to rave reviews last week, is aboard as a first-time musical guest.
As previously announced, Dinklage will host this week’s “Saturday Night Live” with musical guest Gwen Stefani. It will be part of a busy April for the actor, who can be seen in the feature film “The Boss,” due out April 8, and is back on HBO’s “Game of Thrones” on April 24.
And on April 16, Louis-Dreyfus returns for her third time as host. The seven-time Emmy Award winner currently stars on HBO’s “Veep,” which begins its fifth season April 24. Nick Jonas will return as musical guest on April 16, but this will mark his first solo artist appearance.