Jim Carrey will play Joe Biden on ‘Saturday Night Live’

Jim Carrey, elastic actor and star of films such as “The Mask”, “Dumb and Dumber” and “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden will be the latest star to play the role of Junior. Democratic presidential candidate, on “Saturday Night Live”.

NBC said on Wednesday that Carrie will play Biden in the upcoming 46th season of ‘SNL’, beginning on October 3.

Carrie, who has hosted “SNL” over the years and is heading to stardom in the Fox sketch show “In Living Color”, will be the latest artist to impersonate Biden on “SNL”; The role has previously been played there by Jason Sudeikis, Woody Harrelson and John Mullaney.

Alec Baldwin, who has been playing the role of President Trump for “SNL” since 2016, will return to that role.

There will probably be a lot of work for both her and Carrie as “SNL” ramps up to cover the presidential election season: NBC said the show aired five new episodes from October to October 31st to begin its season Will do. By 31 October. No hosts or musical guests were immediately announced for these shows.

This will be the first live episode that “SNL” will air after the coronovirus closes in March. The show was forced to culminate with the previous season with several remotely produced episodes.

NBC said in a news release that it hopes to allow “a limited in-studio audience at the Rockefeller Center” for these new broadcasts, adding that “SNL” will work closely with New York Governor Andrew M.’s team . Cuomo, in moving forward with this plan.

“SNL” said it added three newly painted artists to its cast: Lauren Holt, an in-house performer at the Honest Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles; Panky Johnson, who has appeared on shows like “Space Force” and “Corporate”; And Andrew Dismuk, who has worked as a staff writer on “SNL”

NBC also said that “SNL” will work with comedy training programs at PIT, Second City, Groundlings and Honest Citizens Brigade as “scholarship programs for students of diverse backgrounds to pursue a comedy career.”