‘SNL’ adds 3 to its cast, including an Asian American comic
Saturday Night Live is adding three new faces to its cast.
Chloe Fineman, Shane Gillis and Bowen Yang will join the show's 45th season as featured players. They come aboard following the departure of Leslie Jones, who left the show after five years to concentrate on upcoming movie projects and a Netflix comedy special.
Yang joined SNL last season as a writer and will be the show's first full-time Asian American castmember. He also co-hosts the Las Culturistas podcast. He appeared on camera as Kim Jong-Un last season in a sketch with Sandra Oh.
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