Don’t go sneaking up behind Michael B. Jordan. There should be a number of days left till the 35-year-old actor is ready to make his Saturday Evening Dwell internet hosting debut this weekend, however there’s already been some collateral injury behind the scenes, as captured in a hilarious new teaser video posted Wednesday (Jan. 25).
Within the video, Jordan — who performs heavyweight boxing champion Adonis Creed within the Creed movies — is proven admiring the SNL stage he’ll conquer this Saturday (Jan. 28). When featured participant Michael Longfellow walks up behind him and takes the actor unexpectedly, Jordan swiftly turns round and punches the comic within the face not as soon as, however twice.
“Jesus B. Christ!” shouts Longfellow, clutching his nostril.
Jordan, apologizing profusely, explains that the punches are “muscle reminiscence” from his function within the Rocky spin-offs.
“I can’t have a damaged nostril,” Longfellow says. “I used to be employed for my appears, not my expertise.”
“I understand how that feels,” Jordan earnestly replies.
It was first announced that the star would host the sketch present Jan. 28 originally of the month, together with information that Lil Baby will function the night time’s musical performer. “New yr, new reveals!!” tweeted SNL‘s official account Jan. 5
Watch Michael B. Jordan get just a little too ramped up for his upcoming internet hosting duties within the new SNL teaser above.