THE Queen's Gambit star is set to host the final episode of SNL's 46th season.
On Monday, SNL revealed the list of their final hosts and musical guests of the season.
Who is Anya Taylor-Joy?
Anya Taylor-Joy, 25, is an actress and model.
Starting her career back in 2014, Taylor-Joy appeared in hit films such as The Witch, Emma and Split.
She gained notoriety for her role as Beth Harmon in the Netflix series The Queen's Gambit.
Taylor-Joy has won multiple awards for her role on The Queen's Gambit including a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress In A Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television.
In 2019, she was named in Forbes' 30 Under 30 list. In 2021, she was named one of Time magazine's emerging leaders who is shaping the future.
When is Anya Taylor-Joy hosting Saturday Night Live?
SNL announced in a tweet on Twitter that Taylor-Joy will make her SNL debut May 22 as the final host for the show's 46th season with musical guest Lil Nas X, who is also making his SNL debut.
The two will follow host Keegan Michael Key and musical guest Olivia Rodrigo who are set to make their SNL debut on May 15.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Miley Cyrus will host the series on Saturday, May 8.
What is Saturday Night Live?
NBC's hit show Saturday Night Live has been around for over four decades.
The sketch comedy series first aired in 1975 as a comedy series that was meant to appeal to viewers ages 18 to 34.
The show mixes topical and political content into comical parodies. Many of the stars go on to a successful career after the series including Will Ferrell, Adam Sandler, and Tina Fey.
The show has also had famous musical appearances from David Bowie, Queen, Nirvana, Miley Cyrus, Kanye West, Mariah Carey, and Justin Bieber.
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