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Who Is James Corden? Five Things US Viewers Need To Know About The 'Late Late Show' Host


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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?

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1. 'Gavin and Stacey'

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James Corden Admits To "Sleepless Nights" Ahead Of 'Late Late Show' Gig


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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.

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James Corden makes his 'Late Late Show' debut next week on CBS

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James Corden Reveals Cheeky GQ Cover Ahead Of 'Late Late Show' Hosting Gig


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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.

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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!’”

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Craig Ferguson Warns 'Late Night' Host Seth Meyers This Job "Will Drive You Crazy"


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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.

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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.

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Craig Ferguson Close To Signing Deal For New Talk Show


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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.

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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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James Corden Set To Make U.S Plunge With 'The Late Late Show' Gig


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James Corden is replacing Craig Ferguson as host on CBSThe Late Late Show, according to various reports. The British actor/comedian will be filling the vacancy announced earlier this year.

James CordonJames Corden will replace Craig Ferguson [Getty/Ian Gavan]

The move represents a sizable boost for Corden’s career. He broke onto the scene with his performance in Alan Bennett’s The History Boys, playing the character of Timms. But it wouldn’t be until Gavin and Stacey, on which his character of Smithy endeared so many, that Corden would permeate the zeitgeist of celebrity. 

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2014 Comic-Con International: San Diego

Craig Ferguson - 2014 Comic-Con International: San Diego - Celebrity Sightings - San Diego, California, United States - Friday 25th July 2014

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How to Train Your Dragon 2 Review


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Bigger and even richer than the terrific 2010 hit animation, this sequel is also quite possibly the best action-adventure movie of the year. Not only are its big set-pieces thrillingly rendered with first-rate special effects, but the characters are complex and involving. And the script effortlessly combines jagged wit, youthful exuberance, heart-stopping romance and even some rather bleak emotions.

Five years have passed since Hiccup (voiced by Jay Baruchel) discovered his ability to interact with dragons, specifically his inseparable pal Toothless, bringing a new era of dragon-related fun to the small Viking island of Berk. But now his father Stoick (Gerard Butler) is talking about passing on the mantel of chief to Hiccup, and he's not sure he's ready for that. He'd much rather be out zooming over the ocean exploring uncharted lands. Then on one of his trips he encounters a group of dragon hunters led by Eret (Kit Harington), who is helping the notorious villain Drago (Djimon Hounsou) build an army. But this leads Hiccup to an even more startling discovery: his mother Valka (Cate Blanchett) turns out to be alive and running a secret sanctuary for dragons. Can they team up to stop Drago?

It's a rare film that manages to work equally well in the quiet moments as in the massive spectacle, but writer-director Dean DeBlois never wobbles at all. Without ever manipulating the audience, he seamlessly shifts from tear-inducing happiness to soaringly thrilling battle action to agonising emotional pain. The coming-of-age plot may feel familiar, but it's packed with fresh touches, hilarious observations and some surprising twists and turns along the way.

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2014 MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert - Arrivals

Craig Ferguson - 2014 MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 12th May 2014

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The Mass Late Night TV Exodus Of 2014 Continues With Craig Ferguson


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Craig Ferguson is the latest in a line of late night TV hosts to announce his departure. Just weeks after Letterman announced his pending retirement to be replaced by Stephen Colbert and a few months after NBC’s game of late night musical chairs, Ferguson is stepping down as host of The Late Late Show. After logging 10 years on the job, Ferguson will cease his duties as Late Late Show host this December when his contract with CBS expires. The members of the studio audience at the taping of Monday’s show were the first ones to learn the news.

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The changes at CBS continue.

"CBS and I are not getting divorced, we are 'consciously uncoupling," Ferguson said, referencing Gwyneth Paltrow’s bizarre choice of words for her split with Chris Martin a few weeks ago. "But we will still spend holidays together and share custody of the fake horse and robot skeleton, both of whom we love very much."

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Craig Ferguson Annouces Departure As Host Of 'Late Late Show' After Ten Years


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The landscape of late night talk shows is changing once again!

Craig Ferguson will be leaving 'The Late Late Show' in December 2014 after serving ten years as its host.

The Scottish-born comedian made the surprising announcement to the in studio audience on Monday night's (April 28th) episode.

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How To Train Your Dragon 2 Trailer


It's been five years since blacksmith apprentice Hiccup managed to end the battle between dragons and the Vikings of Berk alongside his pet fire-breather Toothless, and now the islanders are spending their time with a new sport: dragon racing. Hiccup and Toothless prefer to spend their own time exploration, however, but when a new adventure leads to them to an ice cave of wild dragons they find themselves facing a whole new threat. That's not the only surprise in store for Hiccup though, as now is also the time he meets his long lost mother; a fearless dragon expert. She teams up with Hiccup and his friends to face the insane villain Drago Bludvist, who wishes to have control over all the dragons in the land; between family reunions, a crazed tyrant and unruly baby dragons, Hiccup has a lot on his plate in his latest adventure.

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Stephen Colbert Is The New 'Late Show' Host, Replacing David Letterman


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David Letterman will be succeeded by Stephen Colbert as host on CBS's The Late Show, it has been announced today. Letterman revealed that he'd be retiring from the late night talkshow last Thursday prompting immediate speculation over who would be replacing the long-term host.

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Stephen Colbert Is To Replace David Letterman On 'The Late Show.'

How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris quickly surfaced as a potential successor but the actor was unenthused about the prospect when quizzed during a press conference last week. Scottish comedian Craig Ferguson was also a name that was circulated widely but both rumours have been disproved upon CBS' announcement.

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The Hero Of Color City Trailer


Ben is a young boy who, like any other kid his age, loves to spend his time coloring his carefully constructed crayon drawings. However, much unlike any other's crayons, Ben's come to life every night when he's asleep and venture into their crayon box world of rainbows and vibrant adventures. One night, their multihued fun is threatened by two brutal unfinished drawings named King Scrawl and Gnat, who plan to drain the color from the city by blocking their rainbow waterfall. Determined to stay bright, the crayons embark on a mission to save themselves from a lifetime of black and white - the only problem is, they have to rectify the blockage before Ben wakes up in just a few hours' time. Can the crayons restore their chances of staying colorful in time? Or will they be doomed to dullness forever?

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How To Train Your Dragon 2 - Teaser Trailer


Blacksmith apprentice Hiccup and his pet dragon Toothless have managed to end the war between the Vikings of Berk and the once predatory dragons after both rescuing each other from death. Now, five years on, instead of dragon fighting the islanders have taken up the new sport of dragon racing, with Hiccup and his classmates Astrid and Snoutlout becoming particularly adept at whizzing through the skies with their new winged friends. During one of their regular explorations, Hiccup and Toothless come across a secret ice cave in which they find a very large crowd of wild dragons alongside the strange and elusive Dragon Rider. Worried that they could be facing another terrible battle, the pair do their best to maintain peace among the fire-breathing beasts and the weapon wielding mankind. 

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