Louisville native Jennifer Lawrence to host 'SNL'

Louisville native Jennifer Lawrence to host 'SNL'

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LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 12: Actress Jennifer Lawrence arrives at 'The Hunger Games' Los Angeles premiere held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on March 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, United States. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on December 18, 2012 at 7:37 AM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 18 at 8:00 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Louisville native Jennifer Lawrence, whose starring role in "Silver Linings Playbook" has drawn nominations for Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild awards this month, will host "Saturday Night Live" when it returns in January after the holidays.
 
   The 22-year-old actress has not previously hosted the NBC comedy show. "Saturday Night Live" announced her appearance will be Jan. 19.
 
   Lawrence also portrayed Katniss Everdeen in the hit "The Hunger Games" this year and won acclaim for her role in the 2010 film, "Winter's Bone."
 

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