James Franco Guest Hosts Saturday Night Live Early December

Anita Tucker
November 29, 2017

Lady Bird lead Saoirse Ronan and U2 were previously announced as this weekend's guest host and performer.

SZA will wrap up her already-impressive 2017 by making her Saturday Night Live debut on December 9, NBC announced Monday (Nov. 27). It will be Franco's first time on SNL since 2009.

Those SNL episodes will round out December's three-week run of new shows.

Hart will be joined by Foo Fighters as the musical guest, back for the seventh time on the series.

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Saturday Night Live airs Saturday at 11:30 p.m. ET/8:30 p.m. PT on NBC. The last time the Foos were on their own as the musical guest was in 2011.

The hosts will have some formidable musical accompaniment. too.

Hart has been the host of Saturday Night Live twice before, but will arrive this time in order to promote Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, which hits theaters on December 20. And closing out the year, we have Foo Fighters supporting their 2017 release, Concrete And Gold, on a show hosted by Jumanji's Kevin Hart.

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