Matthew McConaughey to host ‘SNL’ Nov. 21 with musical guest Adele

Matthew McConaughey has said “Alright, alright, alright” to hosting Saturday Night Live for the first time since 2003, according to Entertainment Weekly.

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 28: Matthew McConaughey, founder of the Just Keep Livin Foundation, speaks to the media about its partnership with The Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation before a game between the Texas Rangers and the Detroit Tigers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 28, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Sarah Crabill/Getty Images)

ARLINGTON, TX – SEPTEMBER 28: Matthew McConaughey, founder of the Just Keep Livin Foundation, speaks to the media about its partnership with The Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation before a game between the Texas Rangers and the Detroit Tigers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 28, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Sarah Crabill/Getty Images)

Back then, the sometimes Austin-based actor was just coming off “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” and “Sahara.” 12 years later, McConaughey makes his return to the long-running show with an Oscar (“Dallas Buyers Club”) and a number of nominations for award-winning shows and films (“True Detective,” “Interstellar” and “Mud” just to name a few) under his belt.

The actor and UT alum has never truly been absent from the show, however. As you may remember, Jim Carrey has filled in for him a number of times, like last year after McConaughey debuted a series of dramatic commercials for Lincoln:

The show, set for Nov. 21, will feature Adele as a musical guest. This will be the award-winning singer’s first time on the show since her first appearance in 2008, thought by many to be one of SNL’s best musical moments ever.


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