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James Franco to unveil "SNL" documentary on Hulu Plus

James Franco attends TimesTalks at Times Center on March 7, 2014, in New York.

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James Franco's behind-the-scenes documentary about "Saturday Night Live" will finally see the light of day. It will begin streaming this Friday on Hulu Plus.

Franco began the project in 2008, filming the week leading up to an episode hosted by John Malkovich with musical guest T.I. It depicts the step-by-step creative process behind one episode.

The 90-minute documentary debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2010, but hasn't been seen by the public, that is, until this week.

The actor, who has hosted the show twice since, announced the premiere on Instagram, sporting a shaved head. The caption reads, "THE SNL DOCUMENTARY is finally coming out!!! On HULU! This FRIDAY! Watch my documentary about the history of @nbcsnl "Saturday Night" on #hulu Plus"

He also took to Twitter:

In a 2013 interview with the Huffington Post, Franco said about the film is "something I'm very proud of and it got a great response at the festivals we took it to. We had to add extra screenings at South By Southwest because people liked it so much."

The documentary will air one day before the "SNL" season 40 premiere with host Chris Pratt.