March Episodes of 'SNL' to Feature Father John Misty & Lorde as Musical Guests

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Father John Misty performs during Lollapalooza at Grant Park on July 31, 2015 in Chicago.  

SNL is back next week, and kicking off March with two killer lineups. Returning March 4, Golden Globe-winning actress Octavia Spencer -- who most recently starred in Hidden Figures --  will be taking over as host, with indie rocker Father John Misty slated as the musical guest.

As if that weren’t enough, the following week (Mar. 11), Scarlett Johansson -- appearing next month in the live-action remake of Ghost in the Shell -- will be hosting, and Lorde will be the featured performer.

It’s been speculated that Lorde -- who hasn’t released a new album since her 2013 debut LP Pure Heroine peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 -- will be releasing new music just prior to the show’s air date. One can only hope!

Either way, March should be off to a great start.

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