Saturday Night Live has enlisted Emma Thompson and Paul Rudd to help close out season 44.

The Oscar-winning Thompson, who stars in the upcoming big-screen comedy-drama Late Night, will host the May 11 episode of the late-night sketch series, NBC announced on Wednesday. The recently reunited Jonas Brothers are serving as musical guest that night.

Paul Rudd attends the premiere of Disney And Marvel's 'Ant-Man And The Wasp' on June 25, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images) MUNICH, GERMANY - JUNE 29: Emma Thompson arrives at the Cine Merit Award Gala during the Munich Film Festival 2018 at Gasteig on June 29, 2018 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
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The season finale, which airs the following week on May 18, will be emceed by Paul Rudd. Rudd, who currently stars in Avengers: Endgame, will be joined by musical guest DJ Khaled.

Former SNL cast member Adam Sandler will return to host for the first time on May 4, it was previously announced. Recent hosts include Emma Stone, Kit Harington, Sandra Oh, and Idris Elba.

Saturday Night Live airs live coast-to-coast at 11:30 p.m. ET/8:30 p.m. ET.

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Saturday Night Live - Season 42

Saturday Night Live

The original late-night comedy sketch show from the one and only Lorne Michaels.

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