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SNL: Brie Larson to host May 7 episode with Alicia Keys

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This year’s Best Actress Oscar winner is heading to Studio 8H.

During this weekend’s Saturday Night Live, the show announced that Room star Brie Larson will host the May 7 episode, with Alicia Keys as that night’s musical guest.

Larson also shared the news with her fans on Twitter. “Way too excited about this to play it cool. EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!! I’m hosting #SNL,” she wrote.


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This will mark Larson’s SNL debut, and Keys’ third time on the show. No word yet on if the actress will bring her young pal and Room costar Jacob Tremblay along for the show (or if he’ll bring his adorable new dog, Rey).

Julia Louis-Dreyfus hosted this week’s Saturday Night Live, with Nick Jonas as the musical guest. See our full recap of the episode here.