'SNL': Andrew Garfield Does 'Dramatic' Clint Eastwood Impression in Promos (Video)
The "Amazing Spider-Man 2" star makes his hosting debut, showing off his dog impression and impressive accent work with Bobby Moynihan.
Andrew Garfield is British and American -- and he wants you to know it.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 star makes his Saturday Night Live hosting debut this weekend (he made a cameo in 2011 during Emma Stone's appearance) and the promos almost immediately address his dual citizenship, showcasing Garfield's innate ability to switch from a British accent to an American one in a split second. Garfield also does an impressive intro for SNL's dog audience, because, why not.
Bobby Moynihan has concerns that Garfield's first-time hosting stint will be a letdown. "I hope you're as good as when Emma Stone hosted," Moynihan says. "Yeah... I know," Garfield replies. "Because we named the stage after her," Moynihan responds, pointing to a "plaque" with The Emma Stone Center for the Performing Arts emblazoned on it.
And because Garfield is known for his dramatic roles, Moynihan tasks the 30-year-old the near-impossible task of bringing the intro with even "more drama." "That's just not good direction," Garfield says, before doing a Clint Eastwood impression, complete with low whisper. When Moynihan fails to make the appropriate web-slinging noises, that's when things get hilariously awry.
If these promos are any indication of what's to come on Saturday, SNL will be an adventure. Coldplay is the musical guest.
Sundance: On the Scene