Sarah Silverman Interview: Her Journey from Saturday Night Live to Marry Me

Sarah Silverman’s had a one-of-a-kind journey in this industry, making the most of the exceptional comedic chops that have been on display since day one and also building on that skill set more and more with each new project. With her newest feature film, Marry Me, now in theaters and available to stream on Peacock, Silverman took the time to join us for an episode of Collider Ladies Night to retrace her steps from her earliest inspirations to her latest releases.

As for Marry Me, that one stars Jennifer Lopez as Kat Valdez, a music superstar who’s also a power couple with the hugely popular Bastian (Maluma). Just before getting married in front of a massive concert crowd, Kat comes to learn that Bastian’s been cheating on her. She goes back out on stage anyway and spirals, making the impulsive decision to marry someone in the audience instead — Owen Wilson’s Charlie Gilbert. The spontaneous stunt turns into so much more when the two really do develop feelings for one another. But, can the connection last when they come from such different worlds?

Check out this edition of Collider Ladies Night to hear all about why Silverman chose work over college, her one-year run on Saturday Night Live, why Sarah Polley’s Take This Waltz made such a big impression on her, what wowed her most while watching Lopez work, and so much more!

Listen to the interview uncut here:

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00:00 Dicey Questions
02:30 Would You Rather
05:44 Dropping Out of NYU
07:56 Saturday Night Live
09:52 Interest in Acting
11:08 Marry Me
12:22 Making a Movie with Blair Underwood
13:53 Working with Jennifer Lopez

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