James Corden Teases Prime-Time Special & Harry Styles’ Residency
It was a reunion of sorts as “Extra's” special correspondent, British TV host Mark Wright, interviewed his friend from home, James Corden, backstage at “The Late Late Show.”
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James is getting ready to take his talents to prime time with a special. He told Mark, “We have a big… special which is gonna have some of our highlights from the last 12 months on the air, and then a wealth of new things. So we have a brand-new Carpool Karaoke with Katy Perry. We have a Toddlerography with Jennifer Lopez — it's me and Jennifer Lopez in a dance class being taught only by 2-, 3- and 4-year-olds, then we'll be showing some of the things we've loved over the past 12 months.”
“We've shot a big musical opening which is maybe the biggest opening to a show we've ever done,” he revealed.
Plus, fellow Brit Harry Styles is going to be in residence on the show! Corden shared, “Yeah, he's coming in for a week. He'll be playing a new song every night. We have some fun things lined up.” When Mark joked, “And he's sleeping here,” James replied, “We might let him go home to have a shower.”
James also dished on his signature Carpool Karaoke segment being a massive hit. He knew it was a good idea but wasn't expecting it to be big as it is. He said, "That segment has been the very thing that has brought people to out show. It's been a gateway to our show — I will always be very, very indebted to it.”
What's his favorite part about the popular segments? “The intimacy… The thing I am most proud of is the interview.”
And, of course, we couldn't end this interview without testing his music knowledge. Check it out!