A Superstar film, based on the Mary Katherine Gallagher sketches, was released on October 8, 1999.
Cast members Will Ferrell, Mark Mc Kinney and Molly Shannon appear in the film.
Jimmy Fallon, Chris Parnell and Horatio Sanz were all promoted to repertory status, with the cast otherwise unchanged at the start of the season.
As the season progressed, the show added two new cast members.
This would be the final season for cast members Tim Meadows, Colin Quinn, and Cheri Oteri.
Jeremy likes to play Bocce (Italian Bowling) and play his guitar in his spare time.He is the son of actress Reedy Gibbs and jazz musician Dick Sisto.His film debut was in the movie Grand Canyon (1991).He decided to leave the show after the season for other acting opportunities. I challenge you to name a network, much less a show, that has created this many stars, ever...SNL, they are the not-ready-for-prime-time players. All we’re asking is, somebody who comes in and is, basically, virtually unknown and young has an opportunity to be on a very, very powerful sketch-comedy show and to be able to launch a film career and be in sitcoms. In July 1999, when executive producer Lorne Michaels held auditions for the season, NBC introduced a new contract for first-year cast members, replacing the five- or six-year deals they had used in the past.