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SNL: Tom Hanks, Leslie Jones talk space in promos

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Tom Hanks’ acting career has taken him to numerous exotic places around Earth. But Leslie Jones is only interested in what happened when he left the planet.

Jones grills Hanks in the newest set of promos ahead of his Saturday Night Live hosting gig this weekend. “Tom, what is outer space like?” she asks.

Hanks tries to clue Jones in that Apollo 13, while based on a true story, was less real for the multi-Oscar winner. Jones isn’t satisfied: “You need to tell me what outer space is like!” A bemused Hanks settled on “cold.” That was enough for Jones.

At the end, the duo bask in the rooftop garden, mimosas in hand, before realizing their fantastical setting was a security breach. Quick — into the bushes!

Hanks hosts SNL this Saturday at 11:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Lady Gaga will be the musical guest.