Sing, Jake! Jake Gyllenhaal Is back Live Saturday night Stage up his sleeve with a musical trick.
The Ambulance Star, 41, belted out Celine DionIts “It’s All Coming Back Back to Me Now” number mentioned in the episode on Saturday, April 9, that he thought it would be difficult to return to his varied series a second time.
“I never thought SNL Will call again, ”Gilenhal began his monologue. “I mean, it’s been 15 years and I’m not sure I’ll remember how to host, but being here tonight makes it seem like everything is coming back suddenly.”
Time Brockback Mountain The star’s musical performance, he was joined by cast members Chloe Feynman, Ego Nwodim And Sicily Strong On background vocals. Women’s burgundy dresses pay tribute to her January 2007 hosting debut. (Maya Rudolph, Amy Pohler And Kristen WiggFor their part, they wore the same outfits as when they sang backup for Gyllenhaal.)
“I am just excited to be back SNL. The last time I hosted was in 2007. Do you know how many days ago? It was like the last 400 Marvel movies, “the California native joked about his return to NBC. “To give you an idea of what it was like in 2007, there was one in the show I hosted [President] George W. Bush Sketch, there was a joke about the first iPhone, and this is a picture of me from my monologue … there I totally pulled, sang a song Dg, To promote a movie where I played a gay cowboy character It was probably the least problematic thing about that episode, but looking back, I think I was a completely different person. “
He continued: “You know, it’s funny. I got this reputation for being a serious, intense method actor, but to be honest, I wasn’t very good at method acting either.… The truth is, I was just doing that method because I thought That’s the decent thing to do, and it should end there. “
Gilenhal – who joined the music guest Camilla’s hair During Saturday’s episode – he explained that he was ready to enjoy acting again during the show.
“Pretend it’s and it’s fun, and it should be full of joy. Well, at last I’m embracing that joy again, and that’s why I’m back on stage.” Spider-Man: Far from home The actor has finished his monologue.
Viewers on social media were quickly surprised by his musical chops – and the courage – to sing a number from a collection of 54-year-old Canadian natives.
“You know, I don’t think Jack Gillenhall can redeem himself to me personally, but I can believe he can sing Celine Dion on #snl,” said one fan. Tweet On saturday. “If you want to try to hit * these notes * on live TV, you know you can’t, you have a steel ball.”
Another one Mock: “Umm. Idk if I could handle the magical perfection that Jake Gyllenhaal sang Celine Dion’s most beautiful song. Unconscious.”
When SNL Viewers may have been shocked by Gilenhall’s musical talent, as he did not sing in public for the first time on Saturday’s show. He previously played George Siurat in the 2017 Broadway revival Sunday in the park with George The opposite Analog Ashford.
“We only had 10 weeks on Broadway and it seemed so unfinished,” he said And Canada About working on a Tony Award-nominated production in December 2019 before the UK revival. “Coming to London and finishing what we had left to finish and put together here again, I don’t think we ever believed we would do it, so it seems like a dream.”
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