James Corden is putting his acting career on hold so he is able to fully focus on his talk show 'The Late Late Show'.
James Corden is putting his acting career on hold to focus on 'The Late Late Show'.
The 'Into The Woods' star took the helm of the US talk show from Craig Ferguson in March and is taking a break from his other ventures in order to make sure the programme is as ''good'' as he can make it.
He told BANG Showbiz: ''I have a couple of things that are due to come out next year. But yeah, I have to give my all to 'The Late Late Show' and commit to it being good. And then, you know, I hope to carry on acting when that's done.''
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Corden takes over from long running host Craig Ferguson this Monday (March 23rd).
British funnyman James Corden is about to take the biggest leap of his career, as he assumes the host’s chair on 'The Late Late Show', taking over from the departing Craig Ferguson. While the 36 year old might not be a household name in the US, back in the UK Corden has been providing laughs for over a decade now. But what does America need to know about James Corden?
America, it's time to meet James Corden
1. 'Gavin and Stacey'
British Actor James Corden Is Suffering Sleepless Nights Ahead Of His Debut As Host Of The Late Late Show.
The Into The Woods star takes over from Craig Ferguson as presenter of the U.S. programme on Monday (23Mar15) and he is so scared of his big moment that he is struggling to sleep.
He tells People magazine, "There are some sleepless nights... I'm just this guy from a tiny town most Brits haven't even heard of, let alone Americans. This is just not something I ever thought would come my way. I feel like I'm a teddy bear in one of those grabber machines at the fair and I'm surrounded by more impressive teddies but for some reason it's grabbed me even though it was going for another. I'm the one going, 'Okay, this will be your life for a bit.'
"I have no idea how I'll do. But it is not lost on me what a privilege this is. And I think I'm going to love it. I think I'm going to absolutely love it."
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The British star makes his debut turn as host of CBS' 'The Late Late Show' next Monday (March 23rd).
With less than a week to go before his big American TV debut, James Corden has spoken of his excitement and nervousness ahead of hosting ‘The Late Late Show’ for the first time.
The British actor, 36, spoke to People magazine ahead of next Monday’s (March 23rd) edition of the nightly CBS talk show. The successful Broadway Tony winner was selected to replace fellow Brit Craig Ferguson when the latter announced his departure back in 2014.
James Corden makes his 'Late Late Show' debut next week on CBS
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Corden will take over from Craig Ferguson as host of the late-night talk show on March 23rd.
British comedian James Corden is preparing for his big move stateside, as the 36 year old gears up to take over ‘The Late, Late Show’ on CBS, when host Craig Ferguson ends his decade long run later this month. In the meantime, Corden has opened up to mag GQ about the upcoming move, while also showing more than a little back while being pictured in his very British kitchen.
James Corden covers this month's GQ magazine
Speaking about moving his family to Hollywood Corden said he still refuses to dress up for the paparazzi telling the mag, “I still believe, ‘If I put this hat on, no one will see me!’”
Comedian Craig Ferguson has revealed he and new Doctor Who Peter Capaldi spent a lot of their time "doing drugs" as bandmates in the 1980s.
The two Scots were members of punk group The Dreamboys, and never imagined they'd become Tv stars in America, where Ferguson has hosted his own late-night show for a decade and Capaldi is the latest Timelord.
And during Ferguson's visit to U.S. show Watch What Happens Live on Thursday (17Sep14), he fondly recalled his musical days as a drummer behind frontman Capaldi after host Andy Cohen showed off a promotional photo of their band.
Continue reading: Craig Ferguson 'Did A Lot Of Drugs' With Former Bandmate Peter Capaldi
The host of CBS' 'Late Late Show' announced he will departing from his current job in December.
Craig Ferguson has had his own late night talk show for over a decade, so he definitely know what he is talking about when it comes to being a host, in fact the Scottish comedian was even gracious enough to give an up and coming host, Seth Meyers, a stern warning about the job.
Ferguson stopped by NBC's 'Late Night' on Tuesday night (Sept 16th)
Ferguson, who is leaving his position on CBS' 'Late Late Show' in December,' stopped by NBC's 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' on Tuesday night (Sept 16th) and described how this job can make you "go crazy," as well as bizarrely recalling being in a rock band with 'Doctor Who' star, Peter Capaldi.
Craig Ferguson claims he spent his student days ''taking acid'' with his friend and then-bandmate Peter Capaldi.
The 'Late Late Show' presenter admits he is often asked for career tips on breaking into the TV industry, but claimed he ''doesn't know'' because he spent much of his student life in a rock band with the 'Doctor Who' actor.
Speaking on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers', he said: ''People ask me how to get into late night and I don't know. When the rest of the guys were at Emerson or Harvard...I was taking acid in the back of the band with the guy who plays the Doctor. ''
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The 51 year-old comedian is set to become the new host of a 7 p.m. syndicated talk show for Tribune stations.
This past April, Craig Ferguson announced that he will departing as host of CBS's 'The Late Late Show' when his current contract expires in December 2014 after a ten year-run, but it seems the Scottish-born comedian won't be out of a job for long.
Ferguson is reportedly going to sign a deal to host a new talk show once his current contract expires
Ferguson is reportedly in talks and very close to signing a deal to become the host of a 7 p.m. syndicated talk show on Tribune stations that will run daily for half an hour, Variety reports. The show is being pushed for a launch in the fall of 2015.
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In April (14), the Scottish comedian announced his plans to step down from the programme by the end of the year (14) after nine years at the helm of the off-beat chat show.
Now Corden, who is set to hit the big screen as The Baker in the highly-anticipated Into the Woods movie musical, is preparing to step into Ferguson's shoes, according to TheWrap.com.
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