Did ya hear the news? There’s some new kids in town! That’s right—on the heels of Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, and Jason Sudeikes bidding farewell to Studio 8H, Lorne Michaels and the other brains behind Saturday Night Live have beefed up the cast with 6 super fresh, super cute new faces. Here’s 3 things you need to know:
1.) As previously stated, this is an attractive bunch! Beck Bennett, John Milhiser, Kyle Mooney, Mike O’Brien, Noel Wells & Brooks Wheelan are batting heavy in the looks department.
2.) They are internet famous! John Milhiser has Baguette-Me-Nots, Mike O’Brien has interviewed everyone from Tina Fey to Insane Clown Posse on his Yahoo! web series 7 Minutes In Heaven and Louis C.K. dedicated a portion of his Reddit AMA to how funny Kyle Mooney is. Famous, I say, Famous!
Watch Mike O’Brien interview Amy Poehler in a closet on 7 Minutes in Heaven here:
3.) They’re hilarious on Twitter! Here’s a taste:
Drops of Jupitor is playing on the radio right now! Yeah!
— beck bennett (@becbenit) May 21, 2013
When ending a letter to your friend Hope, don’t end the letter with, “Hope you have a good one.” That can be misleading.
— John Milhiser (@JohnMilhiser) April 10, 2013
as my professional obligations become more overwhelming, i realize how cool it was of xzibit 2 take time out of rapping 2 pimp peoples rides
— Kyle Mooney (@kylemooney) June 23, 2013
Notes to Black Eyed Peas: Dudes, your enthusiasm is contagious and fun. Without getting preachy, maybe experiment with a stronger pov.
— Mike O’Brien (@MikeOBrienXOXO) September 4, 2013
The Miley Cyrus Wrecking Ball would make an awesome ride at Disney World #clothesoptional
— Noël Wells (@RealTomHankz) September 9, 2013
You can’t imagine the devastation I felt as a 2nd grader learning there was no future in Four Square
— Brooks Wheelan (@brookswheelan) July 22, 2013
ADDED BONUS! There’s an update to the Update Desk! Cecily Strong, she of “Girl You Wish You Hadn’t Met At a Party” and “Woman Signing Next to Michael Bloomberg at The Sandy Press Conference” sketches, will be anchoring Weekend Update alongside Seth Meyers. We’re hugely excited about this people… hugely.
Are you excited about the SNL news? Will you tune-in on Sept. 28th? Share in the comments below or tweet me @OKMagazine.