SNL Preview: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Drops the Mic on ‘Furious 7′
SNL took a short break after Avengers star Chris Hemsworth put the hammer down on the long-running NBC sketch comedy, though an even more muscular outing will arrive this Saturday with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s fourth hosting. Check out the first promo of SNL’s last March installment, G.I. Joe references and all!
Our first look at this weekend’s SNL return sees Johnson paired with Bobby Moynihan, while musical guest George Ezra will occupy Studio 8H for the actual airing. Of course, the requisite Furious 7 joke is there, as well as some nods to Johnson’s wrestling past, but one can’t beat old-school G.I. Joe shout-outs, Retaliation or no.
Johnson previously hosted SNL alongside AC/DC in 2000, as well as with Andrew W.K. in 2002, and Ray LaMontagne in 2009. In addition to Furious 7 hitting theaters on April 3, Johnson will also be seen in disaster movie San Andreas on May 29, and HBO’s new Ballers series at some point this year.
No additional SNL hosts beyond Johnson have been revealed, but take a look at this Saturday’s return above, and place your bets on The Rock’s fourth outing!
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