Timothée Chalamet utilized his Saturday Night time Are living monologue to rejoice the close of the SAG-AFTRA labor strike.
“I do really feel lucky to be hosting right after the SAG strike ended because up until finally two days ago, actors could not chat about their films. The only detail I was allowed to chat about was that I have a professional coming out,” Chalamet, 27, commenced his monologue on Saturday, November 11. “It’s an advert for [Bleu de] Chanel perfume, directed by Martin Scorcese. And let me inform you, when you get that connect with that Martin Scorcese needs to direct you, the initially detail you assume is, ‘Man, I truly hope it is a fragrance industrial.’”
The actor continued: “And now the strike is in excess of and it’s, like, all returning to this magic entire world exactly where actors can as soon as again talk about their assignments.”
To tease his impending purpose as Willy Wonka in the aptly titled Wonka prequel, Chalamet was handed a cane as the band started taking part in the opening notes to “Pure Imagination.” (“Pure Imagination” was Gene Wilder’s big ballad in the 1971 movie Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.)
“Come with me and you’ll be in a planet of shameless self-promotion,” Chalament sings, switching up the lyrics. “It’s Alright I can say … that my new movie Wonka is out in theaters December 15. Fandango search term, ‘Hugh Grant.’ Fandango.com key phrase, ‘Damn Hugh Grant got that Oompa Loompa dump truck.’”
He retains his tune and adds, “If you want to watch a a few-and-a-fifty percent-hour movie, go see Killers of the Flower Moon / Or just wait around for Component 2 of Dune. Just make positive before to use the bathroom. … It’s all performed / And we received / No a lot more information of SAG …”
SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists) arrived at a tentative deal with the AMPTP (Alliance of Movement Photograph and Television Producers) previously this thirty day period, ending their 4-month strike. The new tips assurance a 7-percent wage enhance, profit options and limits on the use of artificial intelligence in actors’ contracts.
As Chalamet gushed about the information in his song, SNL forged member Marcello Hernandez proposed they modernize the monitor by adding in lyrics about their similarities. Because they both equally have “baby faces,” the twosome then burst into a rap lamenting their youthful appearances.
“This tune is committed to all the child-confronted dudes out there,” Chalamet quips as Hernandez, 26, offers a shout-out to Justin Bieber and Bruno Mars, who also belong to the exact same club.
They duet: “Check it! I bought a newborn experience, but my hips really do not lie / Say I’m a negative child, bitch I’m a undesirable male. I bought a infant confront, but I’m hung like my dad / Have confidence in me, newborn, I’m the finest you ever had / I received a deal with like a young’un but the body of a dude / So hide your spouse, conceal your grandma also.”
Fellow SNL stars Punkie Johnson and Kenan Thompson also made cameos, speaking about equivalent encounters.
“Whoa, y’all definitely going to do a little one confront music without having your boy?” Thompson, 45, raps “Yo, yo, I’ve experienced this facial area because Kenan & Kel / I age like a vampire, I age like Pharrell [Williams] / All my lifestyle I’ve been a cutie on Tv / They think I’m 19 but truly I’m 63.”
Right after the monologue wrapped, Chalamet starred in a series of sketches, together with a spoof of stars auditioning to study Britney Spears’ The Female in Me audiobook. Chloe Fineman impersonated Chalamet, who took on the part of 80-yr-outdated Scorcese.
Yet another memorable skit observed Chalamet mimic musician Troye Sivan but “played by an American who can’t do an Australian accent.” Soon after Chalamet shipped a just about uncanny “bye diva,” musical guest Boygenius (comprised of Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus) stepped out as Sivan, 28, lookalikes.
Saturday Night time Stay airs on NBC Saturdays at 11:30 p.m. ET.