, Best Actress nominee for “Promising Young Woman
,” became the latest Oscar contender to show off her comedic chops when she hosted “Saturday Night Live
” on April 10, just two weeks before the Academy Awards air on Sunday, April 25 on ABC. The sketch comedy series has become a regular stop on the campaign trail for Oscar hopefuls, including Best Supporting Actor nominee Daniel Kaluuya
(“Judas and the Black Messiah
”) the week prior. But does this risky strategy (which could result in an actor bombing on live TV) pay off?
SEECarey Mulligan ‘SNL
’ monologue: ‘Promising Young Woman
’ star gets surprise visit from husband Marcus MumfordLouis Gossett Jr.
became the first of 14 Oscar winners to include “SNL
” on his road to Oscar glory when he hosted nearly 39 years ago. He only appeared in four sketches in that October 2, 1982 episode, but he claimed victory six months later when he took home Best