Keke Palmer is ready to host “Saturday Night Live” for the primary time on Dec. 3, alongside musical visitor SZA.
Whereas the “Nope” star has been appearing since childhood, “SNL,” she stated, is a “unique experience” that Amy Schumer has been serving to her prep for.
“I’m thrilled to the moon. I just can’t wait,” Palmer instructed CNN in a current interview. “I know it’s gonna be so much fun. I’m really excited about it and just looking forward to doing it. I think it’s gonna be a unique experience, but also some familiar territory. And then it’ll just be fun seeing how they do it, you know, on their side of it. Because I love sketch.”
“Amy [Schumer] actually talked to me about it and was walking me kind of through the whole thing,” she added.
Palmer stated she’s wanting on the internet hosting gig as sort of a “Broadway-ish” efficiency.
“I just wanna entertain, y’all and let’s have a good night,” she stated.
As an entertainer since childhood, Palmer is aware of she is having a second proper now, however stated she retains her first planted firmly on the bottom as a result of she’s seen the ups and downs of Hollywood first hand.
“You know, the entertainment industry is funny that way. There will be moments in your life where everybody is just thinking about you and everything is always so exciting, and then it’ll be chill and then it won’t be as trendy or won’t be a moment,” she stated. “I definitely do feel like there’s a bit of a trendy moment that’s happening [for me] and it’s fun and it’s exciting and I’m just loving to be able to continue to explore different avenues of entertainment … No moment lasts forever.”
Palmer’s star rose even greater over the summer time with the discharge of director Jordan Peele’s “Nope,” which he wrote together with her in thoughts.
She stated it was an “insane” name to get.
“Jordan is just such a talented person and somebody I always wanted to work with again after I did ‘Key & Peele,’ and seeing how he has continued to evolve as a creator,” Palmer stated, including, “Then I learn the script, I like the character. I like the world of sci-fi and journey, however then I used to be like, man, this character is so distinctive. It’s such a uncommon mixture that you simply get to play as a girl. That was such a cool arc that I used to be going to get the chance to undergo from comedy to drama.
Palmer stated she hopes to work with extra administrators.
“There are tons of people I think I could have some fun collaborating with. I would love to work with Samuel Jackson again. I would love to work with Ron Howard, Steven Spielberg. The list goes on. I would love to work with Jordan again,” she stated. “Quentin Tarantino too, he’s very punchy and everything is very extreme in terms of entertainment. Like, he’s going to always give you a movie and a cinematic experience.”
For now, Palmer shall be fortunately at dwelling in Chicago together with her dad and mom for Thanksgiving. She has a present partnership with McCormick seasoning and stated she even brings the corporate’s 10 spice field together with her when she travels.
“There’s no reason for me to go to nobody’s house this holiday and for the them to not know how to spice up their food,” she laughed.
She received’t have that downside at dwelling, nevertheless. Palmer stated her dad does all of the cooking and she or he will get a break.
“I’m rested and getting away,” she stated.