Kate McKinnon introduces Charlize Theron at the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards

Kate McKinnon introduces Charlize Theron at the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards

Kate McKinnon attended the 2019 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards to introduce her “Bombshell” co-star Charlize Theron, who was one of the honorees of the night. Head over to the gallery to see photos and read Kate’s introduction below!

“For some reason I was asked to introduce Charlize Theron at this Glamour event, which is sort of like a bridge troll being asked to introduce a Queen, but trolls love snacks and green rooms, so here I am.

What can be said about Charlize Theron, a person whose Helen of Troy-esque, ship-launching face, is absolutely the least remarkable thing about her? A person whose real-life bad-assness makes her character from Mad Max: Fury Road look lazy and selfish? A person so grand that when you meet her, it only feels right to get on the floor—but who is so nice and normal that you end up just kind of doing a little curtsey?

In my mind, the finest screen performance of all time is Charlize in Monster. A performance filled with so much compassion and so much humanity that I found myself thinking 1) my god, the pain of so many women in this world is so overwhelming that I can’t even move; and 2) my god I want someone to make out with me outside of a roller rink. Charlize’s finest screen work came in 2014, of course, when we did an SNL sketch together about two ladies working in a cat shelter, a sketch that would go on to win a BAFTA. But seriously, she kind of swooped in and turned a bunch of cat jokes into a fully-fleshed out drama dynamic and for that I owe her so much.

What I owe her everything for is getting to be a part of her latest incredibly important film, Bombshell. Where she not only transforms into Megyn Kelly but she embodies every nuance of a horrifying and horrifyingly common situation, which is the Goliath that women face when they choose to come forward about sexual harassment. But these kinds of revelatory roles have become par for the course for Charlize. In whatever she does, she always stands for bravery, risk and making tough choices. She does it as an actor, as a producer, an activist, a philanthropist, and a mom. And that’s what makes her a Glamour Woman of the Year.”

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Kate McKinnon to Star in TV Series Based on Podcast ‘Joe Exotic’

Kate McKinnon to Star in TV Series Based on Podcast ‘Joe Exotic’

The Hollywood Reporter announced today that Kate McKinnon is set to star in a new TV Series based on the podcast ‘Joe Exotic‘. She is playing Carole Baskin, and the show isn’t attached to a network yet. Read more about it below!

Universal Content Productions continues to turn to the podcast space for its next TV series.

The studio is teaming with Wondery to adapt podcast Joe Exotic for television and has tapped Saturday Night Live Emmy winner Kate McKinnon to star. A network is not yet attached.

Joe Exotic revolves around what happens when big cat enthusiast Carole Baskin (McKinnon) learns that fellow exotic animal lover Joe “Exotic” Schreibvogel is breeding and using his big cats for profit, she sets out to shut down his venture, inciting a quickly escalating rivalry. But Carole has a checkered past of her own, and when the claws come out, Joe will stop at nothing to expose her hypocrisy. The results prove deadly.

In addition to starring, McKinnon will also exec produce Joe Exotic alongside Wondery’s Hernan Lopez and Marshall Lewy. A writer for the potential series has not yet been determined as the project is in the early stages of development.

This would be the fourth podcast UCP has adapted for television, joining Amazon’s Homecoming, Bravo-turned-USA Network’s Dirty John and Peacock’s Dr. Death. Wondery, the largest independent podcast publisher, is behind Dirty John, Dr. Death and several others. Seven of its podcasts have been adapted for TV, including the three for UCP.

This is McKinnon’s second TV project outside of Saturday Night Live. She’s also attached to star as Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes in Hulu limited series The Dropout, which is based on the ABC News podcast of the same name. She’ll also exec produce that series, which hails from Fox Searchlight’s year-old TV division.

McKinnon is repped by UTA, Artists First and Hansen Jacobson.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Saturday Night Live: 45×05 – Kristen Stewart/Coldplay

Saturday Night Live: 45×05 – Kristen Stewart/Coldplay

Last night’s episode of SNL featured Kristen Stewart hosting for the second time and Coldplay as the musical guest! Kate appeared in the following sketches: cold open as Elizabeth Warren, ‘Rosie the Riveter‘, ‘Hero Dog Press Conference‘ as Kellyanne Conway, Weekend Update as the Smokery Farms Owners bit with Aidy Bryant, ‘Hungry Jury‘, and a cut for time sketch ‘Open Mic‘. Check out episode stills in the gallery and watch videos in the video archive below.


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(Promo) Saturday Night Live: 45×05 – Kristen Stewart/Coldplay

(Promo) Saturday Night Live: 45×05 – Kristen Stewart/Coldplay

Kate and Kristen Stewart appear in new promotional footage for this week’s episode of SNL! Head over to the gallery to see screen captures and watch the video below.

Saturday Night Live: 45×04 – Chance the Rapper

Saturday Night Live: 45×04 – Chance the Rapper

Chance the Rapper pulled double duty last night on SNL! It was a light episode for Kate as she only appeared in the following sketches: cold open as Lindsay Graham, Judge Barry, and Choir Fashion. Head over to the gallery to see pictures and watch all the sketches in the video archive!


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(Promo) Saturday Night Live: 45×04 – Chance the Rapper

(Promo) Saturday Night Live: 45×04 – Chance the Rapper

Kate appears in the new promo for this week’s episode of SNL with Chance the Rapper. You can check out screen captures in the gallery and watch the video below!