“I’m not sure I want to make a decision on that right now, but I do want to do this,” he said.
“It’s a very long process, but it’s definitely a part of my life.
I’ve always loved playing Saturday Night Live, so I’ve wanted to be a part and I’m very excited to do it.”
Dune, who played the role of Rachel Green in the show’s original eight seasons, will take over the show this fall.
The show will feature “old friends and new,” the show said in a statement.
The cast will return in 2018 for a new season. “
She will also join Kate, Kate’s wife, and Leslie in the ensemble of all-new characters to be introduced in the second half of the season.”
The cast will return in 2018 for a new season.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Cara back as the new host of Saturday Night LIVE,” SNL president Lee Daniels said.
“We are thrilled to introduce Cara to the world of SNL.
We are thrilled she will be a recurring character and we’re thrilled that she will join us on our journey as the best SNL cast member of all time.””
Cara is an incredible actress who brings so much to this show,” Daniels added.
“A lot of her time is spent with the cast, but she is the one who always brings the best to the table and is a true fan favorite.”
The new season of Saturday, Night Live will premiere at 8 p.m.
ET/PT on October 28.
The comedy has become a staple of the network’s lineup, averaging more than 3 million viewers per episode.
Dune also starred in the TV movie The Big Bang Theory, which was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series.