31 January 2013 11:50 AM, PST | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

In case you hadn’t heard, the Oscar-nominated star of Django Unchained, Inglourious Basterds and less celebrated turns in films like The Green Hornet, Water for Elephants, The Three Musketeers and Carnage is heading over to Studio 8H, as Christoph Waltz is slated to host an episode of Saturday Night Live on February 16th – with musical guest The Alabama Shakes. That’s a bingo!

Waltz is no stranger to comedy (albeit with a dark tone) – as evidenced by the aforementioned film roles – but live sketch comedy is a different animal. Sometimes even the best of actors can’t pull it together for the show, despite their best efforts. The most recent example was the lackluster Jeremy Renner-hosted episode, mostly due to the fact that the actor didn’t fit into any sketches all that well – even The Avengers ...

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