Daniel Craig crashes a Prince audition in surprise ‘Saturday Night Live’ cameo

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Craig is no stranger to the ‘SNL’ set, having hosted the show twice years ago

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Daniel Craig made a surprise appearance on last week’s episode saturday night live, join her no time to die Co-star Rami Malek for a skit about the late R&B icon Prince.

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The first of Craig’s two cameos featured him in a skit led by Malek – who made his hosting debut with last Saturday’s episode (September 16), the third of season 43 – and series regular Keenan Thompson, calling it “Prince- Dueling in “Off” to determine who will be cast in a biopic directed by go And we Helmer Jordan Peele (played by Chris Redd).

‘Peel’ eventually opts for Thompson because he “can’t cast a white man as the prince”, before Craig crashes the audition wearing Shakespeare’s full costume, claiming that he is “the prince”. is ready to put itself forward for the part of”.


Despite being misinformed about the role – “It’s a horror movie – it’s about racism, isn’t it?” – ‘Peel’ gives her a chance to test her aptitude with a scene “seeing a cute dog” to the prince. Craig panned the scene, but as ‘Peel’ admitted: “It was bad, but you’re James Bond, so you got the part.”

Watch the full skit below:

For Craig’s second appearance in the episode, he played an audience member at a concert for experimental singer Angelo (played by Aristotle Athari) and his interpretive dancer Todd (Malek).

no stranger to craig SNL The set hosted the show, first in October of 2012, then last March. His most recent stint as host came in support of his final outing as James Bond. no time to die, back when the film was supposed to hit theaters that April.

The film eventually made it to UK screens in late September. In a four star review, Granthshala Writer Alex Flood said it was “surprisingly emotional”, and that “producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson are to be commended for taking some bold risks”.


Earlier this month, Craig donated £10,000 to a fundraising charity walk organized by three fathers who lost their daughters to suicide.

Elsewhere in last week’s episode SNL, Young Thug teamed up with Travis Barker to perform their ‘punk’ track ‘Tik Tok’, and Malek appeared in a sketch with a parody of Pete Davidson squid game.

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