Realistic, semi-realistic and entirely unrealistic candidates to reinvigorate 'SNL'
James Van Der Beek
We don’t have to worry about trusting the biscuit in Apartment 23 anymore, but maybe we should worry about the fact that The Beek is currently without a full-time gig (current pilot pending). Playing a self-obsessed fictional version of himself demonstrated a great deal of humility and self-awareness. His ability to throw himself head-on for the sake of comedy is a fantastic trait for any “SNL” cast member, and coming on this show would be yet another feather in his attempted comeback. Here’s someone with name recognition has already demonstrated a willingness to be a supporting player, whether in “Don’t Trust the B—In Apartment 23” or Ke$ha’s video for “Blow”.
Likelihood of full-time status: 25%
Likelihood of part-time status: 80%