One of the stars of Fox’s hit freshman drama series “Empire” will appear as the guest host on an upcoming “Saturday Night Live.” TVLine reports that Taraji P. Henson is set to host the April 11 installment of the NBC late-night show.
Henson has been one of “Empire’s” breakout stars for her scene-stealing role as Cookie Lyon.
The musical guest for that night will be Mumford & Sons.
NBC also announced the lineup for April 4, with “Birdman” star Michael Keaton guest hosting and Carly Rae Jepsen headlining the musical spots.
The lineup for the upcoming show, March 28, will be guest host Dwayne Johnson and musical guest George Ezra.