‘The Adjustment Bureau’ Helmer George Nolfi Inks With CAA

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Jackson, Anthony Mackie, Nicholas Hoult, and Nia Long. Nolfi's latest project, a fact-based drama titled The Banker, stars Samuel L. It's about two African American entrepreneurs who, during the 1950’s, take on the establishment by recruiting a working-class white man and training him to pose as the head of their business empire while they posed as a janitor and a chauffeur.
Nolfi, who joins recent CAA signees including Zach Dean, Anthony McCarten, Jonathan Tropper, and Akiva Goldsman, will continue to be repped by Myman, Abell, Fineman Fox, Greenspan & Light, LL.
EXCLUSIVE: CAA has signed George Nolfi, the Boston-born filmmaker who made his directorial debut with the 2011 romantic thriller, The Adjustment Bureau, starring Matt Damon and Emily Blunt. Nolfi, who was previously with WME, also wrote the script for Ocean's Twelve and was also part of the writing team behind The Bourne Ultimatum.

‘SNL’: Jason Momoa Takes Page From NBC Playbook In New Promo

 
Aquaman star Jason Momoa gets a surprise – and lands an even bigger one smack across Beck Bennett's face – in this week's Saturday Night Live promo.
Asked a question by an unidentified caller, Momoa goes in search of the answer, brushing past anything that gets in his way – Bennett's face included.
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Check it out above. Spoiler alert: Momoa gets his answer.
In the video, this weekend's host arrives at 30 Rock ready for work. Unrecognized by an NBC page, Momoa is recruited to temporarily man the front desk, and the former Game of Thrones star takes the new gig very seriously indeed.
This weekend's musical guest is Mumford & Sons. Matt Damon will host SNL on December 15 with Mark Ronson and Miley Cyrus as musical guests.
That one is here: Earlier this week, Momoa and SNL tweeted a brief clip of the shirtless Aquaman star taking a post-shower stroll through the Studio 8H halls.

‘Saturday Night Live’ Premiere Ratings Up From 2017 With Host Adam Driver

The Sept. 29 edition, which aired live coast to coast and counted unduplicated viewers from 11:30 PM encores in western markets, generated SNL’s second biggest metered-market household rating for a season debut since 2012, trailing only the 2016 premiere, hosted by Margot Robbie and featuring musical guest The Weeknd, which aired at the height of the Presidential campaign and marked Baldwin's debut as Trump.
Excluding election years, this is the highest SNL season premiere since the Sept. 24, 2011 opener with host Alec Baldwin and musical guest Radiohead (5.1).” />
27 show, hosted by Will Ferrell and featuring musical guest Chris Stapleton, which posted a 4.9 in households. Last night's episode, which took on the big news story of the week, Kavanaugh's emotionally charged SCOTUS hearing, also was up from last season's finale and every other episode last season except for the Jan. (In 18-49, last night's SNL was the highest rated since the May 2017 season finale.) The show, which featured Matt Damon as Brett Kavanaugh, was up from last fall's opener hosted by Ryan Gosling with musical guest Jay-Z and Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump (4.5, 2.1) by 7% in households and 10% in the demo.
Saturday Night Live's 44th season premiere, hosted by Adam Driver with musical guest Kanye West, drew a 4.8 rLive+Same Day household rating in the  markets metered and a 2.3 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters.

‘Saturday Night Live’ Season Opener: The Skits People Are Talking About



Saturday Night Live began its 44th season with a lengthy cold open featuring Matt Damon as embattled, embittered Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and let fly from there.
And in case you missed it, here is the cold open featuring Damon as Kavanaugh, Leslie Jones as Fox News' Harris Faulkner and the ensemble as various and sundry members of the Senate Judiciary Committee:
Considering Driver's role in Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman, this Neo-Confederate sketch was appropriate:


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Hosted by Star Wars baddie Adam Driver and featuring polarizing performances by Kanye West — including a show-ending pro-Donald Trump sermon that drew some boos from the Studio 8H crowd but a rave from POTUS — the episode had plenty of talked-about moments. Check out a few below.

Teenagers and those bred them understand the power of Fortnite:


Speaking of Davidson, SNL addressed his much-talked-about engagement to Ariana Grande and Kyle Mooney's reactionary "New Look":
They include Che talking about Bill Cosby, Leslie Jones coming out as Serena Williams, Kate McKinnon as Ruth Bader Ginsburg, more Kavanaugh talk and Pete Davidson's summer. And here is an amalgam of clips from "Weekend Update," anchored by SNL head writers and Emmy hosts Michael Che and Colin Jost.