‘Star Wars’ Star Adam Driver to Host ‘Saturday Night Live’

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Adam Driver (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Disney)
NBC’s announced the schedule for the first Saturday Night Live shows of 2016 and Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be well represented when Adam Driver hosts the late night show for the first time on January 16th. Driver, who plays Star Wars villain Kylo Ren, will be joined by Grammy winner Chris Stapleton for the first episode of SNL in 2016. First-time musical guest Stapleton’s Traveller recently hit the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart.

UFC fighter/occasional actress Ronda Rousey will also be making her debut as SNL host this month when she handles hosting duties on January 23rd. Also set to make musical guest debut is recording artist/actress Selena Gomez who’ll join Rousey for the January 23rd episode. Gomez’ latest album Revival has launched the hit singles “Same Old Love” and “Good for You.”