Amazing news for Saoirse fans. Saoirse is set to host ‘Saturday Night Live’ for the first time on December 2nd, along with musical guest U2. The official SNL twitter posted tonight:
— Saturday Night Live – SNL (@nbcsnl) November 19, 2017
The stars attending Deadline’s seventh annual The Contenders event were just announced and happily Saoirse Ronan is on the list, alongside her ‘Lady Bird’ director Greta Gerwig.
It only took one day for The Contenders to put up the “no room at the inn” sign. Deadline’s seventh annual daylong event, which kicks off the movie awards season on November 4, will feature such stars and filmmakers as Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain, Chadwick Boseman, James Franco, Greta Gerwig, Gary Oldman, Jordan Peele, Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Andy Serkis, Andrew Garfield, Margot Robbie, Allison Janney, Richard Linklater, Mary J. Blige, Saoirse Ronan, John Boyega, Edgar Wright, Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Sam Elliott, Carey Mulligan, Will Poulter, Patrick Stewart, Kumail Nanjiani, Guillermo del Toro and Aaron Sorkin. And those are just a handful of the names scheduled to appear so far.
With 19 studios and distributors, our talent lineup includes some of the heaviest hitters in our industry.
For a full list of films and speakers they’ll be showcasing, you can visit The Contenders official website. The event will take place at the DGA Theatre on November 4.
Jurors Lone Scherfig and Saoirse Ronan along with Director Clare Stewart reminisce on the BFI London Film Festival 2013 at the annual festival awards.
Saoirse has made her very first appearance on “The Host” tour! She missed her flight and could not attend yesterday’s book signing, but she did make it today for both the signing and the Special Fan Screening. I’ve added photos of the events to our gallery!