Fred Armisen And Jason Sudeikis Leaving ‘Saturday Night Live’: Report

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Saturday Night Live may be losing more of its biggest players.

Following news that seasoned veteran Bill Hader was exiting the NBC sketch show after eight years, word has it that his castmates, Fred Armisen and Jason Sudeikis, are jumping ship too.

According to a report by the New York Post, the two men — who are now heavily involved in projects outside the network — will “probably” make their exit before the new season. 

Armisen, who now stars in IFC’s Portlandia, has been with the show since 2002. Meanwhile, Sudeikis’ movie career has blossomed after joining the show in 2005. Both comedians are currently in the last year of their respective contracts.

Losing these two funnymen will be a big hit to SNL head honcho Lorne Michaels, who will also be seeing the exit of “Weekend Update” anchor Seth Meyers in February 2014 as he replaces Jimmy Fallon on Late Night.

“If all four leave, it’s a lot for someone else to take on,” SNL alum Chris Kattan tells the Post. “Especially losing Seth, it seems like a lot.”