Jonathan Majors tapped for ‘SNL’; Gugu Mbatha-Raw joins romantic comedy ‘Nobody’s Heart’; and more

Jonathan Majors, who stars in Netflix’s critically-acclaimed Black cowboy drama The Harder They Fall, is taking his talents to Saturday Night Live.

NBC announced on Tuesday that they’ve tapped Majors, along with Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings star Simu Liu, for upcoming SNL hosting duties. Majors will host the series on November 13 with Taylor Swift as the musical guest. Meanwhile, Liu will host on November 20, with rapper Saweetie to perform. This will be the SNL hosting debut for both Majors and Liu.

In other news, Gugu Mbatha-Raw is joining Edgar Ramírez for the upcoming romantic drama Nobody’s Heart, Variety has learned. Directed by Isabel Coixet, the film is an adaption of William Boyd’s best-selling short story, Cork, which is based on the life of celebrated Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa. It follows a new widow named Lily, who inherits her husband’s cork factory and begins an unexpected relationship with one of his workers. Nobody’s Heart is set to begin filming in Portugal in January.

Finally, ICYMI, Warner Media has added season two of the Peabody Award–winning drama David Makes Man to its streaming site, HBO Max. This comes after they’ve recently added a new lineup of Black content, including the sitcoms Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper, In the House, The Jamie Foxx Show, Martin and The Parent ’Hood.





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