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Felicity Jones will host the first SNL of 2017

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Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm

Fresh off stealing the Death Star plans, Felicity Jones will find herself as host of the next Saturday Night Live.

Jones, who stars in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, will emcee the first SNL episode of 2017, on Jan. 14 of next year.

Sturgill Simpson will act as the show’s musical guest.

This will mark Jones’ first time as host of Saturday Night Live. The actress, an Oscar nominee for The Theory of Everything, plays Jyn Erso in the new Star Wars film, the leader of a group of rebels who conspire to steal plans for the Death Star — an event that leads directly into 1977’s Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope.

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