CBS have signed another star from across the pond to host the network's 12:37 a.m. slot talk show, naming comedic actor James Corden as the replacement of the current 'Late Late Show' host, Craig Ferguson, who will leave in December.

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Corden will begin hosting the 'Late Late Show' in early 2015

On Monday (Sept 8th) CBS confirmed that Corden, who starred alongside Keira Knightley in 'Begin Again,' will take the helm of the late-night talk show early next year.

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The 35 year-old Brit's successful career took off when he co-created the award-winning British series 'Gavin & Stacy,' he also starred as Paul Potts 2013's 'One Chance,' and he can be next seen in the movie 'Into the Woods,' which premieres in December. He has also won a BAFTA Award, a Tony Award, and currently hosts the U.K. sports-themed comedy game show 'A League of Their Own.'

"James Corden is a rare entertainment force who combines irresistible charm, warmth and originality with a diverse range of creative instincts and performance talent," said Nina Tassler, Chairman, CBS Entertainment. "He is the ultimate multi-hyphenate -- a writer, creator and performer who is loved and respected in every medium he touches, including theater, comedy, music, film and television. James is already a big star in the U.K. and he's wowed American audiences on Broadway; we're very excited to introduce his considerable and very unique talents to our network television audience on a daily basis."

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"I can't describe how thrilled and honored I am to be taking over from the brilliant Craig Ferguson," Corden added. "To be asked to host such a prestigious show on America's #1 network is hugely exciting. I can't wait to get started, and will do my very best to make a show America will enjoy."

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Ferguson's ten-year stint as the host of the 'Late Late Show' ends in December

Ferguson, who began working on the 'Late Late Show' in 2005, announced that he will be departing from CBS in April, noting his current contract will expire in December 2014 after a ten year-run. The Scottish comedian has already signed on to be the host of a 7 p.m. syndicated talk show on Tribune stations that will run daily for half an hour, the upcoming show is being pushed for a launch in the fall of 2015.