The 58-year-old actor has been a guest host on the sketch comedy series several times, but now he’ll be a recurring star for the upcoming season.
Lorne Michaels recently said about hiring Jim, “There was some interest on his part. And then we responded, obviously, positively. But it came down to discussions about what the take was. He and Colin Jost had a bunch of talks. He and I as well. He will give the part energy and strength, and … [Laughs.] Hopefully it’s funny.”
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