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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Russell Crowe to host SNL in April

Three new hosts have been named for “SNL” in April. The popular show already has Peter Dinklage of “Game of Thrones” fame hosting on April 2, and the top-tier guests will continue throughout the rest of the month.

On April 9, Russell Crowe will make his debut appearance as host. The Academy Award-winning actor can next be seen alongside Ryan Gosling in the feature film, “The Nice Guys,” out May 20. Making her musical guest debut is country artist Margo Price, whose first album, “Midwest Farmer’s Daughter,” was released to rave reviews on March 25.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns for her third time as host on April 16. The seven-time Emmy Award winner currently stars on HBO’s “Veep,” which begins its fifth season April 24. Multi-platinum selling artist Nick Jonas will return as the musical guest, but his first solo artist appearance. Jonas will debut music from his upcoming new album, “Last Year Was Complicated,” to be released in June.

Peter Dinklage will make his debut as host of “Saturday Night Live” on April 2. The Emmy and Golden Globe-winning star of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” can be seen in the feature film “The Boss,” coming to theaters April 8. Dinklage will host with musical guest Gwen Stefani. “The Voice” coach has won three Grammy Awards and recently released her third solo album, “This Is What the Truth Feels Like,” which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart.

“Saturday Night Live” is produced in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels.

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