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James Corden wanted to sing in One Chance

James Corden wanted to sing in One Chance

Oct 18 2013, 4:10am CDT | by Bang Movies

James Corden really wanted to sing in the new Paul Potts biopic 'One Chance'. The actor will be seen playing the 'Britain's Got Talent' winner on the big screen in a movie documenting his rise to...

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James Corden wanted to sing in One Chance

Oct 18 2013, 4:10am CDT | by Bang Movies

James Corden really wanted to sing in the new Paul Potts biopic 'One Chance'.

The actor will be seen playing the 'Britain's Got Talent' winner on the big screen in a movie documenting his rise to stardom, but he has revealed he was forced to lip-synch during musical scenes because his vocal ability wasn't strong enough.

Speaking at the premiere of 'One Chance' in Leicester Square, London, last night (17.10.13), he told BANG Showbiz: ''I wanted to sing, but I had a meeting with our producer and he said someone else should do that. Apparently there's a big leap between singing and singing opera. It became very obvious very quickly that I wasn't able to sing quite as well as they needed.''

The biopic - which was directed by 'The Devil Wears Prada' helmer David Frankel - co-stars Julie Walters and Colm Meany as Potts' parents, Alexandra Roach as his wife Julie-Ann Cooper, and it's believed d the film will also feature cameos from 'Britain's Got Talent' judges Simon Cowell, who is one of the film's producers, and Amanda Holden.

The 35-year-old comedian admits he's always been a fan of Walters, but since working with her on the movie he's developed even more admiration for her because of her laid-back personality and commitment.

He explained: ''I'm such a huge fan. I always have been. I remember me and my sister used to watch 'As seen on TV with Victoria Wood' all the time, it's brilliant. The greatest thing about her is she doesn't let you down. You just go away loving her even more than you did. She takes the work really seriously and doesn't take herself seriously at all. That's the best type of person.''

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Could We Get a Robin Hood Cinematic Universe, Too?

Oct 7 2014 5:57pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

Following the model that Marvel created with their The Avengers cinematic universe, Sony now wants to create a Robin Hood shared universe. This isn't the first we've heard of a studio attempting to replicate the success that Marvel has had. Warner Bros. is currently working on making their DC properties one cohesive universe and Fox is expanding upon the X-Men universe. I guess this is just what all the cool studios are doing these days!Sources rec ...
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5 weeks ago

Into The Woods Poster Stalks Online

Sep 16 2014 2:13pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Be careful what you wish forWe’ve already seen several images and a trailer for the adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s classic fairy tale-tweaking musical Into The Woods – the pictures are sitting in a gallery lower down the page and the trailer is lurking at the bottom – so here comes a poster for the film, putting Meryl Streep’s witch front and centre. {Into The Woods Poster Streep}Riffing on the stories of the Brothers Grimm, Into ...
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5 weeks ago

Meryl Streep Bewitches the First INTO THE WOODS Poster!

Sep 16 2014 2:12pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

We’ve seen a teaser trailer, highlighting the fairy-tale setting and some of the cast members, and now Disney has released the first (presumably of many) posters for the film. This one highlights Meryl Streep in the role of the evil Witch herself. Read the full article on AICN Hey guys! Horrorella here... INTO THE WOODS is setting itself up to be one of the big Holiday movies of the year. It’s got all the prerequisites – huge cast of well-known actors, fantasty-driven premise, ...
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5 weeks ago

Meryl Streep Beckons You ‘Into the Woods’ in New Poster

Sep 16 2014 12:30pm CDT | Source: slash film

Into the Woods is a sort of kitchen-sink fairy tale adaptation, combining the stories of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Little Red Riding Hood with a big Steven Sondheim soundtrack and a massive star-studded cast. But the latest Into the Woods poster keeps things very simple. Check it out after the jump. Disney revealed the new Into the Woods poster. Keep an eye on the film’s Facebook page for more updates. Mostly what this poster tells us is that even o ...
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5 weeks ago

Into the Woods Poster: Meryl Streep Is a Witchy Woman!

Sep 16 2014 11:27am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

The first poster for Disney’s Into the Woods has landed! And we could not be more thrilled with its subject -- Meryl Streep’s evil witch! Even though this award winning Broadway musical’s leap to the silver screen possesses and all-star cast, when that Into the Woods teaser trailer arrived, we couldn’t take our eyes of off Streep! Surprised, hardly, she’s only the most talented performer on the planet right now! Into the Woods is based on the Stephen So ...
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5 weeks ago

Meryl Streep Journeys Into the Woods with a New Poster

Sep 16 2014 11:22am CDT | Source: beyond hollywood

Disney’s star-studded musical “Into the Woods” opens in theaters this December 25, 2014. Until then, check out a new poster for the movie featuring Meryl Streep looking totally hot. The Rob Marshall film stars Streep, along with Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick and Chris Pine, among many others. “Into the Woods” is a modern twist on several of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and ...
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5 weeks ago

Craig Ferguson To Visit NBC’s ‘Late Night With Seth Meyers’ Tonight

Sep 16 2014 10:20am CDT | Source: Deadline

It will be outgoing CBS late-night host Craig Ferguson's first appearance on NBC's Late Night, which airs against his Late Late Show. Ferguson is set to depart CBS' Late Late Show in December, to be succeeded by James Corden. Ferguson will likely have another separation on his mind tonight as his native Scotland votes whether to leave the UK on Thursday. The other week, Late Night With Seth Meye ...
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5 weeks ago

W. Kamau Bell Laments “The Whiteness of Late Night”

Sep 14 2014 5:40pm CDT | Source: tvguide

Jimmy Fallon, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, James Corden, Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers. What do all these names have in common? They're all currently, or are going to be, late-night talk show hosts. And they're all white guys. In a column for Buzzfeed, comedian W. Kamau Bell rails against "the whiteness of late night," and comments upon the opportunities for change that have been passed up, in recent months ...
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6 weeks ago

James Corden Will Take Over The Late Late Show From Craig Ferguson

Sep 8 2014 12:09pm CDT | Source: Cinema Blend

CBS set plans in motion today to continue the tradition of having a late late night series that is white, male and heavily accented. On Monday, the network announced that British comedian James Corden has been tapped to take over the Late Late Show when veteran host Craig Ferguson leaves at the end of the year. If it took you forever to adjust to Ferguson’s Scottish accent, this may be bad news, as you will soon ha ...
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6 weeks ago

James Corden to replace Craig Ferguson as host of 'Late Late Show'

Sep 8 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: la times

It's official: British writer, actor and comedian James Corden will replace Craig Ferguson as host of "The Late Late Show" in 2015, CBS announced Monda ...
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