NBC has announced that V For Vendetta star Natalie Portman will host “Saturday Night Live” on March 4:
One of the most talented and sought-after young actresses working today, Natalie Portman hosts SNL on March 4. Portman will soon be seen in the Wachowski Brothers’ controversial and eagerly awaited “V For Vendetta.” Known to millions of fans for her work in George Lucas’ hugely successful “Star Wars” prequel trilogy, Portman is also an acclaimed Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner for her work in Mike Nichols’ “Closer” opposite Julia Roberts, Jude Law and Clive Owen. She also earned praise for her work in Zach Braff’s “Garden State,” “Cold Mountain,” “Where The Heart Is,” “Anywhere But Here,” “Everybody Says I Love You,” “Mars Attacks!” and “Heat.” Portman rose to early acclaim in two roles – her debut as a young girl protected by a hitman in “The Professional” and the ensemble comedy “Beautiful Girls.”
Joining Portman on the show is Grammy nominees Fall Out Boy.