‘SNL’ to End Season 46 With Hosts Keegan-Michael Key, Anya Taylor-Joy

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Saturday Night Live is gearing up for its final shows this spring, and the long-running comedy series just announced which lucky guests get to finish off Season 46. SNL revealed on Twitter this afternoon that Key & Peele comedian Keegan-Michael Key and The Queen’s Gambit star Anya Taylor-Joy would be hosting shows in May.

When Key takes on hosting duties May 15, he’ll be joined by musical guest Olivia Rodrigo. The young singer and Disney star shot to fame this year after her single “Driver’s License” went viral, and was even featured in an SNL sketch when Bridgerton‘s Regé-Jean Page hosted the show.

Key will be hitting the SNL stage ahead of two upcoming projects: the animated movie Hotel Transylvania: Transformania, which is set to premiere in July, and the Apple TV+ series Schmigadoon!, which comes from SNL‘s Lorne Michaels and is also set to debut in July. And when he makes his SNL hosting debut, he’ll be reuniting with his Schmigadoon! costar Cecily Strong.

Taylor-Joy will take on hosting duties the next week during the May 22 show, when she’ll be sharing the stage with musical guest Lil Nas X. The country singer, rapper, and songwriter found fame with his single “Old Town Road,” and recently dropped “Montero,” which climbed to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Although Taylor-Joy reached a whole new audience last fall with her starring role in The Queen’s Gambit, she’s been working steadily over the years, appearing in films like The Witch and Emma and in TV shows like Peaky Blinders. Her SNL gig comes ahead of multiple upcoming projects, including Edgar Wright’s Last Night in Soho, Robert Eggers’ The Northman, and David O. Russell’s Canterbury Glass.

SNL is capping off their latest season on a high note, but their upcoming guest has proven to be a controversial choice. This weekend, Tesla CEO Elon Musk will try out his comedy skills as SNL host, a choice that’s been met with backlash from cast members. When Musk takes the stage May 8, he’ll be joined by musical guest Miley Cyrus. Watch it all go down live this Saturday at 11:30/10:30c on NBC.

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