“We meet at last,” says a deep-voiced Benedict Cumberbatch to the backdrop of a haunting orchestral score as he takes to the SNL stage for the first time as host in a promo for the November 5 show. That is quickly followed by an “Oh F***.” as it appears nerves over his big weekend ahead may finally be getting the best of him.
Cumberbatch’s hotly-anticipated Marvel movie Doctor Strange opens Friday, one day before his SNL debut. Cumberbatch hosts with musical guest Solange Knowles.
Check out the 19-second clip above.