The Oscar nominee will host the live program Nov. 10.
Musical guest for the 90-minute program will be Rihanna, whose seventh studio album, “Unapologetic,” is set to be released Nov. 19.
Hathaway performed the role of Viola in the music-filled 2009 Shakespeare in the Park production of Twelfth Night. Her screen appearances include "The Dark Knight Rises," "Rachel Getting Married," "The Devil Wears Prada," "Love and Other Drugs," "Brokeback Mountain" and "Alice in Wonderland."
"Saturday Night Live" airs on NBC Saturday evenings at 11:30 PM ET.