Jim Carrey is the new man in Rockefeller Center. The actor, 58, has been offered to play 2020 Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden on the upcoming season of Saturday Night Live, is set to premiere on October 3. Jim Carrey, the comedian is following the steps of Jason Sudeikis and Woody Harrelson, who played the roles in prior seasons. NBC confirmed the news on Wednesday. “There was some interest on his part,” EP Lorne Michaels told about casting Carrey. “And then we responded, obviously, positively. But it came down to discussions about what the take was. He and [head writer/cast member] Colin Jost had a bunch of talks. He and I as well.”
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With elections, this year and the world is literally and figuratively on fire, so we need some laughs so, Saturday Night Live here to entertain us. And since the show is clearly gonna handle the presidential race. You know that means we need a strong Joe Biden impressionist to stand up against Alec Baldwin’s take on Donald Trump. And that impression is coming in the form of Jim Carrey! The famous roles Jim Carrey portrayed like Ace Ventura and the Grinch were never an official cast member but he’s hosted the show twice.