While Killam said he "can assume until the cows come home," about why the show didn't pick up his contract, he guessed it probably had to do with his obligations to Why We're Killing Gunther, the movie he's directing starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. "I'll have two months of post-production that would have bled into the SNL production schedule, so we kind of communicated that," he said.
He continued, "I honestly don't know what happened on the other side, but I do know we had expressed I have work on this film and in bonding this picture, that has to get cleared with SNL. And then [another offer] came up. I wasn't going to have to take any time off to do it, but it was a thing that...
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