Megan Fox, U2 Kicking Off ‘Saturday Night Live’ Premiere
First Published: September 2, 2009 1:35 PM EDT Credit: Redferns/Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The 35th season of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” will start with a bang.
Megan Fox will host the show, while rock legends U2 will be the September 26 kick-off episode’s musical guest, “SNL” comedian Bill Hader revealed to Access Hollywood on Wednesday.
Megan will be promoting her next film, the Diablo Cody-penned dark comedy “Jennifer’s Body,” out September 18. U2 are in the midst of their U2 360 world tour in support of their latest album, this year’s “No Line On The Horizon.”
“Weekend Update Thursday,” the “SNL” spin-off that premiered last year, will also return for a new season, with the first episode due September 17.
Although a “Saturday Night Live” publicist could not officially confirm the news when reached by Access, they said an official announcement would be coming out next week.
Megan and U2 won’t be the only stars with projects to promote when “SNL” returns — Bill’s “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs,” in which he voices animated character Flint Lockwood, hits theaters on September 18.
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