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Josh Brolin Has Serious Hoop Dreams In Latest ‘SNL’ Promo

Josh Brolin seems to be taking his third Saturday Night Live hosting gig very seriously indeed, judging by the energy he’s bringing to the show’s latest promo.

In the set-up, Brolin, star of Dune: Part 2, is walking through SNL‘s Studio 8H when he happens upon cast members Molly Kearney and Devon Walker enjoying a friendly game of hoops.

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Anything “friendly” soon gets shunted aside as Brolin, shouting “Kareem!” and “Thanos!” plays decidedly rough, knocking Kearney to the ground, among other bits of aggression.

“Anything’s possible!,” Brolin yells in triumph, only to quickly gather his wits and apologize for getting out of hand.

“Sorry,” he says. “I’m just excited to be here.” He then adds a sheepish, “You guys are super talented.”

Brolin last hosted the show in April 2012 and, prior to that, October 2008. His musical guest this Saturday is Ariana Grande.

Saturday Night Live is produced in association with Broadway Video. The creator and executive producer is Lorne Michaels.

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