It has just been announced that the funny girl Leslie Jones will not return to Saturday Night Live next season.
But the 51-year-old comedian already has a number of career steps in mind, including a performance with a restart of the popular game show Supermarket Sweep from 1990, Deadline reports.
And although that is not the only project she is working on, it is one that Jones has an enormous amount of creative control over, as it is reported that she will also be an executive producer in the game show.
Furthermore: Leslie Jones will not be present at SNL next season, but Deadline reports that she will host and produce a restart of the popular game show Supermarket Sweep from 1990
If you are a child from the 60s or 90s, remember the supermarket theme show with participants racing through a supermarket in a shop to collect as much expensive food as possible before the time ran out.
American millennials beg for a new start – it has been on TV in the UK since 2007 – and now with the addition of Jones, they are one step closer to reliving their youth.
The show was originally broadcast on ABC from 1965 to 1967, followed by revivals on Lifetime from 1990 to 1995 and then Pax from 1999 to 2003.
EW reported Tuesday that the 51-year-old will also focus on her upcoming 2020 Netflix comedy special.
Memories: if you are a 90s child, remember the theme show of the supermarket with participants who ran through a supermarket in a shop to collect as much expensive food as possible before the time ran out
It is back! American millennials beg for a new start – it has been on TV in the UK since 2007 – and now with the addition of Jones, they are one step closer to reliving their youth
Jones is currently filming the Coming to America sequel, Coming 2 America, alongside Tracy Morgan, Rick Ross and Eddie Murphy.
And earlier this month, she announced that she would be filming a stand-up special with the streaming giant next year.
The comedian also plays opposite Chris Rock in the boxing drama I Am Maurice, and alongside Kristen Bell in Queenpins.
Her hilarious features on the Weekend Update, where she often flirted with Colin Jost, often caused controversy, but she also made her a comical staple on the air.
Special arrival: She announced earlier this month that she will record a stand-up special with Netflix next year
Jones consistently brought an influx of charisma, recognizable ready-made comments and a unique perspective on her scenes on SNL.
For her work on the show, she earned Emmy nominations for Supporting Actress in a comedy series in 2017 and 2018 and an excellent nomination for original music and lyrics for co-writing from The Upper East Side.
But SNL is a time-consuming series. They film about 20 weeks of the year from the end of September to May, with a week of preparation prior to the live recordings.
She debuted in the show in the spring of 2014 and that fall, she was bumped into a recommended cast member before joining the cast ensemble in 2015.
Nominated three times: for her work on the show she earned Emmy nominations for supporting actress in a comedy series in 2017 and 2018 and an excellent original music and lyrics nomination for co-writing from the Upper East Side (pictured with Cecily Strong and Emma Stone)
Cast: the SNL cast currently also includes Keenan Thompson (photo), the longest-accepted cast member in the show's history (16 years), Leslie seems to be the only one not returning
At the age of 47, she became the oldest person to ever participate in the sketch comedy series and with her addition in 2014, it made the first time in the history of SNL that cast included more than one black woman.
Jones seems to be the only cast member not returning for the upcoming season, because Kate McKinnon has extended her contract with at least one more season, although there is no word about who will replace her.
The SNL cast currently also includes Keenan Thompson, the longest attracted cast member in the show's history (16 years), Beck Bennett, Aidy Bryant, Michael Che, Pete Davidson, Mikey Day, Colin Jost, Alex Moffat, Kyle Mooney, Cecily Strong, and Melissa Villasenor. Heidi Gardner, Ego Nwodim and Chris Redd are recommended players.
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