James McAvoy’s SNL Video Diary | Season 44 Episode 11

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James McAvoy

Meek Mill

Leslie Jones

[Starts with selfie video of Jame McAvoy with written ‘James McAvoy’s SNL video diary’]

James McAvoy: Guys, shut up. I’m gramming. [People laugh] Hard.

[Cut to selfie video of Jame McAvoy. Time note- Monday, January 21, 2019, 6:19 PM]

We are doing a video diary of my time at the SNL, which I believe in America they call SNL. And this is a wall. This designed I think to intimidate me.

I have been here I think for 90 minutes to two hours. And that is terrifying but really nice at the same time. Everybody is being lovely. I just went into the office of Lorne Michaels and that was a big, and the entire casts and lots of producers and writers from SNL sat on the floor. Grown adults. They are employed by a big multinational corporation which is amazing that they sat on the floor. And I got to sit on a chair, which was great. They all pitched different ideas I mean.–

[Cut to selfie video of Jame McAvoy. Time note- Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 3:47 PM]

This is the stage. And this is the audience. This is where my entire family will stay. This is all for them. All from the Ireland and Scotland, which is a narrow space. bye.

[Cut to selfie video of Jame McAvoy. Time note- Wednedsay, January 23, 2019, 8:18 PM]

Hey there. I have just done the table read. Or as we call, the read through of 40 sketches or so. Yeah. It’s crazy. Absolutely crazy. My admiration for these people at Saturday Night Live is at a peak level most of the moment because they do this every weekend. This is insane. It is amazing. So no one want to be a part of it.

[Cut to selfie video of Jame McAvoy. Time note- Thursday, January 24, 2019, 9:34 PM]

This is my fourth night on SNL. And this is us about to do the pre-record for one of the sketches. We’re in about the main streets of New York city, or Brooklyn, or I don’t really know the difference which I know is terrible. And it’s a really good sketch. I’m really excited. It’s going to be with a bunch of incredibly talented people and I’m little bit intimidated. But I’m looking forward to it. Fingers crossed you’ll like it upon transmission.

[Cut to James McAvoy, Meek Mill and Leslie Jones on SNL stage]

James McAvoy :Hey, I’m James McAvoy and I’m hosting SNL with Meek Mill.

Leslie Jones: Oh, I love that accent. Do Irish.

James McAvoy: I’m James McAvoy and I am–

Leslie Jones: Australian.

James McAvoy: –hosting SNL this week.

Leslie Jones: New York.

James McAvoy: Hey. I’m walking here.

Leslie Jones: NO!

[Cut to selfie video of Jame McAvoy. Time note- Saturday, January 26, 2019, 11:37AM]

James McAvoy: Hello there. I’m James McAvoy and I am hosting SNL tonight. I am super excited, so super tune in, super please.

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Author: Don Roy King

Don Roy King is directing his fourteenth season of Saturday Night Live. That work has earned him nine Emmys and thirteen nominations. Additionally, he has been nominated for thirteen DGA Awards and won in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Mr. King is also the creative director of Broadway Worldwide which brings theatrical events to theaters. The company has produced Smokey Joe’s Café; Putting It Together with Carol Burnett; Jekyll & Hyde; and Memphis, all directed by Mr. King. He completed the screen capture of Broadway's Romeo & Juliet in 2013. - LinkedIn

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