Numerous reports have given word that Will Forte will not return to Saturday Night Live this fall. The split seems to be mutual, but Forte seems to be the one more willing to leave at this time. After his box office bust in MacGruber, I had a feeling the end was near.
Forte joined the show in the 2002-2003 season and had numerous hilarious characters like political candidate Tim Calhoun, The Falconer, MacGruber, and even took over the role of George W. Bush after Darrell Hammond opted to not continue in as the role.
NBC and Lorne Michaels have no comment at this time, as cast members are still finalizing their contracts through Labor Day. Forte has numerous projects coming up, so you’ll be seeing him on the big and small screens again soon enough.