From: The Huffington Post
Since news came last week that Will Forte would be leaving ‘Saturday Night Live,’ three people have already been confirmed as new cast members, and now we might have a fourth newcomer.
The Comic’s Comic has the exclusive news that Lorne Michaels is eyeing 22-year-old Virginia stand-up comic Jay Pharoah, who has a huge arsenal of celebrity impressions including a pretty solid Barack Obama one. Could this be then end of racially incomparable Fred Armisen impersonating the President?
For a young man who says he dreams of meeting his comedy idols Eddie Murphy and Chris Rock, it looks like his dreams may come true. The Comic’s Comic reports that “Pharaoh flew into NYC twice in August for screen tests and meetings with Lorne.”
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