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It’s official: James Corden is a new horde of The Late Late Show. Corden will reinstate Craig Ferguson on a module in 2015.
“I can’t report how anxious and reputable we am to be holding over from a shining Craig Ferguson,” a Tony and BAFTA leader pronounced in a statement. “To be asked to horde such a prestigious uncover on America’s No. 1 network is hugely exciting. we can’t wait to get started, and will do my really best to make a uncover America will enjoy.”
Corden, 36, starred conflicting Mark Ruffalo and Kiera Knightley in Begin Again this summer and will seem conflicting Anna Kendrick and Meryl Streep in Into a Woods this December.
“James Corden is a singular party force who combines overwhelming charm, regard and newness with a different operation of artistic instincts and opening talent,” Nina Tassler, authority of CBS Entertainment, pronounced in a statement. “He is a ultimate multi-hyphenate—a writer, creator and performer who is desired and reputable in each middle he touches, including theater, comedy, music, film and television. James is already a large star in a U.K. and he’s wowed American audiences on Broadway; we’re really vehement to deliver his substantial and really singular talents to a network radio assembly on a daily basis.”
Corden hosts a U.K. sports-themed comedy array A League of Their Own and stars in a BBC/Hulu array The Wrong Mans. He won a Tony for One Man, Two Guvnors and co-created a strike U.K. comedy Gavin and Stacey. He also starred in a series, winning a BAFTA for his work on a comedy.
Ferguson will pointer off from hosting duties in Dec with Corden set to take over in 2015. Producers and plcae for The Late Late Show With James Corden will be announced during a after date.