Get ready for an awesome March on "Saturday Night Live": Actresses Scarlett Johansson and Octavia Spencer are set to host the sketch series, and they're paired with some pretty impressive musical guests.
Spencer's hosting gig is up first, set for March 4. This will be the Oscar winner's first time hosting "SNL," and she could be coming off yet another win at the previous weekend's Academy Awards for her role in "Hidden Figures." (Though it seems like "Fences" star Viola Davis has all but locked up the statuette in that category.) Serving as musical guest alongside Spencer will be indie folk rocker Father John Misty.
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The following weekend, March 11, will feature the all-star pairing of host Scarlett Johansson and musical guest Lorde. Both women will be celebrating some big milestones with their appearances, with Johansson's emceeing gig marking her fifth time at Studio 8H, officially inducting her into the lauded "SNL" Five-Timers Club.
As for Lorde, the New Zealander will be performing on "SNL" for the first time as a solo artist (she previously joined musical guest Disclosure back in 2015), and is also expected to finally debut some new music, her first since her contribution to the "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" soundtrack back in 2014. Her first -- and so far only -- album, "Pure Heroine," dropped in 2013, and a new album is rumored to be coming out sometime in early March.
Sounds like an excellent pair of shows. Can't wait for March!
[via: Saturday Night Live/Twitter]