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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Host 'Saturday Night Live'

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    Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast of "Hamilton" at Tony Awards in New York City, on June 12, 2016.

    What to Know

    • Miranda wrapped his run in "Hamilton" in July

    • He's slated to host "Saturday Night Live" Oct. 8

    • Next up, Miranda will star opposite Emily Blunt in Disney's sequel to "Mary Poppins"

    Alexander Hamilton is coming to "Saturday Night Live." 

    NBC said Wednesday that Lin-Manuel Miranda will host "SNL" on Oct. 8. Miranda created and starred in the Broadway sensation about the first U.S. treasury secretary. 

    Twenty One Pilots duo Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun will be the show's musical guests. 

    "SNL" opens its 42nd season this weekend with host Margot Robbie and music from The Weeknd. 

    Miranda has a bit more time on his hands: He wrapped his run in the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical "Hamilton" in July. He will star opposite Emily Blunt in Disney's sequel to "Mary Poppins" and he wrote music for the upcoming "Moana," an animated film with a Polynesian princess at its heart.

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