Russell Brand is Headed to SNL

by | February 1, 2011 at 5:53 PM | Saturday Night Live

Russell Brand (Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Russell Brand (Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Russell Brand is hosting “Saturday Night Live” for the first time on Feb. 12. Will he join gay doppelganger Stefon for a Weekend Update sketch? Will his wife, and previous SNL performer, Katy Perry make a cameo? Will he be able to play any characters that aren’t exaggerated versions of himself? Here’s to hoping! Brand will be joined by musical guest and fellow SNL first-timer Chris Brown.

Up next for Brand is a voice role in the animated feature “Hop,” premiering April 1. Brown’s fourth album F.A.M.E. is due out on March 22.

This weekend SNL alum Dana Carvey hosts with musical guest Linkin Park.

And finally, just because…here’s Stefon: