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Dakota Johnson Films a Sketch With the 'SNL' Ladies!

Dakota Johnson throws her hands in the air while filming a fun sketch to air on Saturday Night Live on Friday (February 27) in the West Village neighborhood of New York City.

The 25-year-old Fifty Shades of Grey actress was joined on set by funny ladies Kate McKinnon, Cecily Strong, and Aidy Bryant.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Dakota Johnson

Dakota will be hosting tomorrow night’s episode of the sketch comedy series, its first one back since the major 40th anniversary special that drew huge ratings for NBC.

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Leslie Jones Took Pics with Almost Every Celeb at 'SNL 40' Party

Leslie Jones poses with her Ghostbusters co-stars Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, and Kate McKinnon while celebrating after the Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Celebration on Sunday (February 15) in New York City.

The 47-year-old comedian, who is one of the current SNL cast members, took a ton of photos with celebs at the party and posted most of them to her Twitter account!

Leslie got to meet Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian, Rihanna, Leonardo DiCaprio, and such SNL legends as Will Ferrell, Dan Aykroyd, and so many more.

See all the photos below!

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'Celebrity Jeopardy' Returns for 'SNL 40' with Will Ferrell! (Video)

Will Ferrell makes a return as Alex Trebek in the fan favorite sketch Celebrity Jeopardy during the Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Celebration held at Rockefeller Plaza on Sunday (February 15) in New York City.

The 47-year-old funny guy was joined in the sketch by Darrell Hammond as Sean Connery, Kate McKinnon as Justin Bieber, Alec Baldwin as Tony Bennett, Norm MacDonald as Burt Reynolds, Taran Killam as Christoph Waltz, and Jim Carrey as Matthew McConaughey.

Kenan Thompson also made an appearance as Bill Cosby, which was explained as a pre-taped scene from June. Watch the full skit below!

‘Celebrity Jeopardy’ Returns for ‘SNL 40′ with Will Ferrell!

Also pictured inside: Will, Alec (with wife Hilaria Baldwin), and Jim on the red carpet.

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'SNL' Current Cast Walks 40th Anniversary Red Carpet

The current cast of Saturday Night Live walks the red carpet for the SNL 40th Anniversary Celebration at Rockefeller Plaza on Sunday (February 15) in New York City.

The season forty cast – Pete Davidson, Kate McKinnon, Jay Pharoah, Aidy Bryant, Cecily Strong, Kyle Mooney, Sasheer Zamata, Beck Bennett, Michael Che, Vanessa Bayer, Colin Jost, Bobby Moynihan, Taran Killam, and Kenan Thompson – all posed for photos together.

This is sure to be a HUGE event tonight – tune into SNL 40 right now on NBC to see all of the celeb guests in attendance!

10+ pictures inside of the current cast of SNL at SNL 40.. More Here! »

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'SNL' Ladies Past & Present Celebrate 40th Anniversary with Fun Tidbets & More!

The ladies and current cast members from Saturday Night Live are highlighted in this extensive feature for Glamour magazine’s issue celebrating the show’s 40th anniversary.

The feature includes Laraine Newman, Kristen Wiig, Amy Poehler, Ana Gasteyer, Tina Fey, Sasheer Zamata, Jane Curtin, Cecily Strong, Colin Jost, Kate McKinnon, Rachel Dratch, Michael Che, Aidy Bryant, Casey Wilson, Cheri Oteri, Molly Shannon, Maya Rudolph, Vanessa Bayer, Leslie Jones, and Taran Killam.

Here’s what the cast had to share:

Kristen, on auditioning for SNL: “Auditioning for SNL is the most nervous I’ve ever been in my life. It was terrifying.”

Amy, on doing scenes with her fellow female cast members: “Every time I did a scene with the other ladies, it felt like a highlight. And if it was a stinker, it was almost more fun to think about how we would laugh about it later.”

Tina, on succeeding at SNL: “It’s understood that everyone comes in and has to write for themselves. That’s the difference between getting handed the part of the stewardess and getting to play what you think is funny. You’re not going to stay up all night to give yourself one wife line.”

For more from the cast, visit Glamour.com. More Here! »

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All Female 'Ghostbusters' Gets a Summer 2016 Release Date

The all female Ghostbusters movie has officially been given a release date – July 22, 2016!

It was announced earlier today that Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones will be leading the cast of the movie.

Paul Feig will be directing the film and he previously directed Melissa and Kristen in the smash hit film Bridesmaids.

“In other news, #Ghostbusters will be hitting theaters July 22, 2016. Save the date!” Paul tweeted.

We can’t wait to hear more details about the film, including which actors will be joining the ladies for the fun.

Female 'Ghostbusters' Cast Revealed: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, & Leslie Jones!

The all-female Ghostbusters cast is taking shape and includes some big names: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, and SNL‘s Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon.

Melissa is reportedly locked in for a role, with Kristen, Leslie, and Kate nearing deals to sign onto the reboot of the hit franchise. Negotiations are ongoing but all four ladies are expected to finalize deals, THR reports.

Both Melissa and Kristen will be reuniting with Bridesmaids director Paul Feig for the project, which will shoot in NYC this summer.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of the all-female cast choices for Ghostbusters??

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