The actor is gearing up to host ‘SNL’ for the first time.
Austin Butler is set to host Saturday Night Live first time!
Ahead of his hosting debut this weekend, the show’s official Twitter account teased a photo of the 31-year-old actor during a recent table read—and fans can’t get enough.
The picture showed the Elvis the actor is preparing for his episode which will air later this week–Dec. 17, to clarify. He wore a black Carhartt jacket with a hoodie underneath as he chuckled at a piece of paper that may have contained part of the script for the next episode.
“Read Austin Butler!” read the tweet.
Fans couldn’t keep it together after the photo was posted, and expressed their excitement in tweet after tweet filled with the star and congratulating Saturday’s release.
“Can’t wait for this superstar #austinbutler @austinbutler,” another fan wrote.
“Ok now damn it,” one fan wrote with a crying emoji, captioning the photo.
“Still can’t believe the hot actress from Ned’s declassified is hosting SNL this week,” another person said.
“The way this man is hosting snl next week,” one fan wrote alongside a clip of Butler appearing on an episode of the hit Disney Channel show, Hannah Montana.
One fan shamelessly represented Butler, writing, “snl boss dad,” alongside one clip of an upcoming episode featuring the actor.
“He can be my santa anytime,” one fan joked.
Read on for some of our favorite tweets from fans who can’t stop drooling over the actor and be sure to tune in at 11:30 PM ET on Saturday to catch Butler’s debut as. It’s SNL host, and musical guest, Lizzo!