Saturday Night Live‘s tapped Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and A Monster Calls star Felicity Jones to host the January 14, 2017 episode. Jones, who will be making her hosting debut with the January episode, will be joined by musical guest Sturgill Simpson. The episode also marks Sturgill Simpson’s first appearance on the show. Simpson’s up for a 2017 Grammy Award for his third album, A Sailor’s Guide to Earth.
Master of None‘s Aziz Ansari is also set to host Saturday Night Live for his first time, handling hosting duties on the January 21, 2017 episode. The musical guest for Ansari’s episode will be Big Sean, also making his debut on the SNL stage. Big Sean‘s upcoming album I Decided will hit stores on February 3, 2017.
Jones’ film credits also include Inferno, The Theory of Everything, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Like Crazy, and The Tempest. Ansari’s television credits include Bob’s Burgers, Parks and Recreation, and Scrubs.