The “SNL” host, who stars in the upcoming movie “Wonka,” noted that actors were banned from promoting their movies during the SAG-AFTRA strike before making light of the only project he could openly talk about: a film directed by Martin Scorsese. perfume commercial.
«And let me tell you, when you get that call saying Martin Scorsese wants to direct you, the first thing you think is, ‘Man, I really hope it’s a perfume commercial,'» the actor joked.
He declared that the conclusion of the strike felt like a return to a “magical world where actors can talk about their projects again” before breaking into a parody of Gene Wilder’s “Pure Imagination.”
“Come with me and you are in a world of shameless self-promotion. I can say it’s good that my new movie ‘Wonka’ is coming out in theaters on December 15,’” he said before quickly referring to Hugh Grant’s “Oompa Loompa dump truck” in the film.
He later stated that the agreement to end the strike prohibits television shows from using artificial intelligence “to make it appear that the crowd is larger than it really is.”
“Isn’t that right, people in the stands?” she asked before the broadcast cut to a clip of a CGI audience applauding Chalamet.
You can see more of Chalamet’s “SNL” monologue in the clip below.