He’s gone from a troublemaker in a inexperienced masks to a pet detective — and now actor Jim Carrey has discovered his newest function for 2020: Joe Biden.
“The Mask” and “Ace Ventura” star, 58, who has lengthy been beloved by audiences, was tapped by NBC to play the Democratic presidential nominee, 77, all through Season 46 of “Saturday Night Live.”
“There was some curiosity on his half,” Lorne Michaels, who helms “SNL,” told Vulture. “And then we responded, clearly, positively. But it got here right down to discussions about what the take was. He and Colin Jost had a bunch of talks. He and I as effectively. He will give the half vitality and energy . . . Hopefully it’s humorous.”
The late-night show’s new season will start on Oct. 3. It will all kick off with 5 consecutive new exhibits, however hosts and musical visitors haven’t been introduced.
“SNL” can have a restricted studio viewers when it returns and also will embrace three new featured gamers, Lauren Holt, Punkie Johnson and Andrew Dismukes.