12 Years A Slave and Saturday Night Live with Taran Killam
I Was There Too #96 October 9, 2018
Comedian, writer, and actor Taran Killam joins Matt to talk about his role as Hamilton in the 2013 period drama 12 Years A Slave and his time at Saturday Night Live. Taran chats about doing magic in an ultimately cut scene, director Steve McQueen giving a pillow a second take, and pushing for the top hat. Also, we hear about Taran’s audition experience for SNL, the inspiration behind the “Les Jeunes De Paris” & Mokiki sketches, and when he realized it was time to go. Plus, Taran tells us about his dream coming true with Arnold Schwarznegger starring in his film Killing Gunther, performing Hamilton on Broadway, and much more!