J.K. Simmons recreates ‘Whiplash’ role in SNL Opening Monologue (VIDEO)

J.K. Simmons hosted SNL Saturday Night Live on January 31, 2015 and recreated his short-tempered character on Whiplash for his opening monologue.

J.K. Simmons is nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the Academy Awards for his role as Terence Fletcher on Whiplash and has already won numerous awards for it like the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild. He is considered the front runner for the Oscar this year.

Fred Armisen was one of J.K.’s guests in the opening playing the drums.

D’Angelo was the musical guest of the night.

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