Scarlett to host ‘Saturday Night Live’ for fifth time

Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson has been announced to host the TV show “Saturday Night Live” on March 11.

This will be the fifth time she will host the late night sketch comedy, joining Ben Affleck, Candice Bergen and Justin Timberlake.

The announcement was made on “Saturday Night Live” Twitter page on Thursday, reports

The makers posted a photograph which featured sticky notes with the hosts and music guests for March 4 and 11 episodes written on them.

The “Avengers: Age of Ultron” actress will be promoting her new movie “Ghost in the Shell”, which is set to release on March 31.

Lorde will be the musical guest, making her debut solo performance on “Saturday Night Live”.

Johansson previously hosted the show on January 14, 2006, April 21, 2007, November 13, 2010 and on May 2, 2015.