James Corden first appeared in the Episode: "1.1" of the British children's TV sitcom ‘Out of Tune’ in 1996. The following year, he made his big-screen debut in the British sports drama film ‘Twenty Four Seven’ directed by Shane Meadows. He next appeared in television series like ‘Renford Rejects’ (1998), ‘Boyz Unlimited’ (1999), and ‘Hollyoaks’ (1999-2000). In 2000, he joined the cast of the British drama series ‘Fat Friends’ where he played the role of ‘Jamie Rymer.’ The show aired its final episode in 2005. He continued to appear in television series like ‘Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story’ (2001), ‘Teachers’ (2001-2003), ‘Cruise of the Gods’ (2002), ‘Little Britain’ (2004), and ‘Dalziel and Pascoe’ (2004). In 2007, he came together with Ruth Jones to create the British sitcom ‘Gavin & Stacey.’ He also played the role of ‘Smithy’ in the series which earned him the ‘BAFTA Award,’ ‘British Comedy Award,’ ‘Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award,’ and ‘Broadcasting Press Guild Award.’ ‘Gavin & Stacey’ aired 21 episodes and went off-air in 2010.
Corden was next seen in films like ‘How to Lose Friends & Alienate People’ (2008), ‘Lesbian Vampire Killers’ (2009), ‘Planet 51’ (2009), ‘Gulliver's Travels’ (2010), ‘The Three Musketeers’ (2011), ‘One Chance’ (2013), and ‘Begin Again’ (2013). In 2014, he created the British BBC Television comedy-drama series ‘The Wrong Mans’ where he also played the role of ‘Philip Neville Bourne.’ The show aired its final episode in 2014. Coden also received 4 ‘BAFTA Award’ nominations for his performance in the show. In 2015, he joined the American late-night talk show ‘The Late Late Show with James Corden’ as a host. The show is currently airing its 8th season. Corden has received 3 ‘Primetime Emmy Awards’ during his time on the show. He went on to appear in television series and shows like ‘Beat Bugs’ (2016), ‘Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch’ (2016), and ‘Trolls Holiday’ (2017). In 2017, he and Ben Winston launched the American streaming television series ‘Carpool Karaoke: The Series.’ The series was renewed for a fifth season in August 2021.
Apart from television series and shows, he also appeared in films like ‘The Emoji Movie’ (2017), ‘Peter Rabbit’ (2018), ‘Ocean's 8’ (2018), ‘Cats’ (2019), ‘Trolls World Tour’ (2020), ‘The Prom’ (2020), and ‘Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway’ (2021). Corden was last seen in the 2021 romantic musical film ‘Cinderella’ directed by Kay Cannon. The film received a mixed response from critics.
Singer-songwriter Gretta James is left alone when her college sweetheart and songwriting partner Dave ditches her after signing a record deal and having an affair. While performing independently at a bar, she catches the attention of Dan, a struggling but once successful record label executive, and forms a musical collaboration with him that transforms both their lives.
As a youth, Alan manages to avoid getting drawn into a violent gang life by taking out his aggression at a boxing club. Years later, when crime and drugs threaten to lure a new generation of youngsters into a downward spiral, he decides to reopen a gym, and train the youngsters for a public boxing match.
The film which revolves around a group of talented but unruly schoolboys whose worlds are changed after they encounter two eccentric ‘teachers with opposing viewpoints. Both the teachers do their best to get the boys accepted into Oxford or Cambridge.
This biographical musical comedy drama film revolves around Paul Potts, a timid shop assistant, who surpasses the expectations of the people who know him, and becomes the winner of the first series of the TV reality show ‘Britain’s Got Talent’.
Based on the memoir of playwright Alan Bennett, it revolves around an eccentric, homeless Miss Mary Shepherd. Initially indifferent to her, Bennett later befriends the elderly lady, allowing her to park her van temporarily in his driveway, but she continues living there for 15 years. He learns that the gifted lady was a former student of pianist Alfred Cortot, and had played at ‘The Proms.’
An intelligent student joins the Bristol University where he soon becomes a part of the quiz team. He soon finds himself confused regarding his feelings for two different girls: Alice and Rebecca.
On relocating to New York City after securing a job at the popular glossy magazine Sharps, British polemic journalist Sydney Young has a tough time, making blunders, being scorned by one and all until he learns to compromise. But one cannot live forever on a borrowed image and his true nature is soon revealed.
The Queen of the Hard Rock Trolls tries to take over the Troll kingdoms, and destroy all other genres of music. But Queen Poppy and her friends try to stop her.
Steven is an A&R scout who is ambitious but addicted to drugs. He has been trying to find new talent for a long time, but without any luck. Eventually, he is forced to resort to extreme measures.
A group of Broadway stars shake up a small town in Indiana, as they show their support to a lesbian high school girl, who wants to take her girlfriend to the prom.
This US-German-French-British co-production based on Alexandre Dumas' 1844 best-seller has D'Artagnan meet and fight with three disgraced Musketeers – Athos, Aramis and Rochefort. However, their mutual dislike for Richelieu, brings them together. Richelieu, along with Milady, is plotting against the King and if not stopped, it could eventually lead to a war between France and England.
Jimmy and Fletch are two friends living in London, who are dealing with personal and professional problems. In order to escape their woes, they decide to hike to a remote village that they find on an old map. They eventually arrive at their destination, only to learn that a curse is haunting the place. Every female child turns into a lesbian vampire after turning eighteen.
Based on Jonathan Swift’s novel, the modern-day adaptation finds depressed mailroom clerk Lemuel Gulliver on an assignment to Bermuda Triangle to write a report on disappearing ships. A storm transports Gulliver’s ship into the magical land of Liliput, inhabited by tiny people. He soon finds himself helping the tiny Liliput citizens.
Based on Grimm Brothers’ fairy tales, the movie starts with a baker and wife failing to have a child because of a witch’s curse. The witch will lift the curse if they can attain four objects. On their journey, they encounter Cinderella, Red Riding Hood, Jack, Rapunzel and many monsters and happy endings are not guaranteed.
Ralph and Vanellope discover a Wi-Fi router in their arcade, which leads them into a new adventure in the uncharted land of the internet.
In order to set his evil plans of world domination in motion, Slade turns the members of a group of superheroes against each other, with the help of a mind-controlling device.
Smallfoot is an animated adventure comedy film which revolves around Migo, a friendly yeti, living in the Himalayas, who believes that humans exist. He tells the people of his village about this, after witnessing a plane crash, but he has no proof. Due to this, he is eventually banished from his home. Therefore, he decides to embark on a mission to prove his claim, and earn the respect of his fellow yetis.
McGregor’s nephew Thomas moves into the family manor, but soon he is annoyed when he finds Peter Rabbit and his sisters in his vegetable garden. He thinks of a plan to get rid of them all.
Small, colorful, and eternally happy creatures, the Trolls have only one thing to worry about, avoid being eaten by the mean, monstrous creatures, Bergens. The Bergens can only be happy by consuming Trolls. When some Trolls are captured by the Bergens, it is up to Princess Poppy and the pessimistic Troll Branch to recuse their friends.
Peter Rabbit decides to run away from his human family upon learning that he is going to be portrayed negatively in their book. His life soon takes a turn when he meets an older rabbit.
Astronaut Charles ‘Chuck’ Baker lands on Planet 51; assuming to be the first living being to reach there, he is shocked to see its little green inhabitants. Scared of alien invasion, the green people take Chuck to be an invader. While trying to save himself, he meets Lem who realizes that Chuck is not a threat, and helps him reach his spacecraft.
Norm of the North is an animated adventure comedy film which tells the story of Norm, a polar bear, who travel with three of his friends to New York City, in order to confront a wealthy real estate developer, Mr Greene, who is planning to install houses in the Arctic.
The Emoji Movie is a comedy-drama film, which tells the story of Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, who lives in a teenager’s smartphone. He wants to become a normal emoji likes his parents, and therefore he sets out on a journey.
James Corden Awards
|The 70th Annual Tony Awards||Outstanding Special Class Program||2017|
|The Late Late Show Primetime Carpool Karaoke Special||Outstanding Variety Special||2017|
|The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special||Outstanding Variety Special||2016|
|The Late Late Show with James Corden||Outstanding Interactive Program||2016|
|Carpool Karaoke||Outstanding Short Form Variety Series||2020|
|Carpool Karaoke||Outstanding Short Form Variety Series||2019|
|Carpool Karaoke: When Corden Met McCartney Live From Liverpool||Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded)||2019|
|James Corden's Next James Corden||Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series||2018|
|James Corden's Next James Corden||Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series||2018|
|Carpool Karaoke||Outstanding Short Form Variety Series||2018|
|Gavin & Stacey||Best Comedy Performance||2008|