Nicholas Braun, Tommy Dewey, and Nicholas Podany Join Cast of SNL 1975

Nicholas Braun, Tommy Dewey, and Nicholas Podany have been announced as the latest additions to the cast of Sony Pictures’ SNL 1975. The film, directed by Jason Reitman, is based on the real-life behind-the-scenes accounts of the opening episode of Saturday Night Live.

In the movie, Braun will portray Jim Henson, Dewey will take on the role of Michael O’Donoghue, and Podany will embody Billy Crystal. The original screenplay is penned by Reitman and Gil Kenan.

SNL 1975 is set to depict the chaos and magic of a revolution that almost wasn’t, counting down the minutes in real time to the infamous words, “Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night!” The screenplay is based on extensive interviews conducted by Reitman and Kenan with all the living cast members, writers, and crew. The film is produced by Reitman, Kenan, Jason Blumenfeld, Erica Mills, and Peter Rice.

Braun, best known for his role in HBO’s Succession, has earned three Emmy nominations and a Critics Choice Award. His film credits include Cat Person and Zola, and he is set to develop, co-write, and executive produce One for the Road, a music series for HBO.

Dewey, who stars in Caroline Lindy’s film Your Monster, also executive produced the movie. He is recognized for his co-lead role on Hulu’s Casual and has appeared in various TV series and feature films.

Podany’s credits include The Fabelmans, and he is set to join the ensemble of SNL 1975 as Billy Crystal. The movie is expected to offer an intriguing insight into the iconic show’s early days and the talented individuals who contributed to its success.


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