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James Corden to star as Santa

James Corden to star as Santa

Nov 22 2012, 2:05am CST | by

James Corden will play a modern-day version of Father Christmas in new British movie 'School For Santas'.

James Corden will play Santa Claus in a new movie. The British actor has signed up to star as a modern-day Father Christmas in forthcoming festive film 'School For Santas', which is being made by...

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James Corden to star as Santa

Nov 22 2012, 2:05am CST | by

James Corden will play a modern-day version of Father Christmas in new British movie 'School For Santas'.

James Corden will play Santa Claus in a new movie.
The British actor has signed up to star as a modern-day Father Christmas in forthcoming festive film 'School For Santas', which is being made by Richard Curtis' Working Title films.
The movie will see James portray a down-on-his-luck father finding his ''inner Santa'' in a bid to win back his estranged children.
James is delighted to be appearing in the film, which has a script written by Richard Bean, who penned award-winning stage show 'One Man, Two Guvnors', which the former 'Gavin and Stacey' star appeared in, both in London and New York's Broadway.
James told The Sun newspaper: ''All my life I've wanted to make a big family Christmas movie. To be making one with a company like Working Title Films is a dream come true. Re-teaming with Richard Bean and [producer] Kris Thykier is like all my Christmases have come at once. I can't wait to start.''
Shooting will take place in New York and London next year.
The project has yet to hire a director.

 
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'Into the Woods' Cast Sings in New Featurette

Oct 23 2014 10:15pm CDT | Source: ace showbiz

Meryl Streep begs Rapunzel to stay with her while James Corden and Emily Blunt wish to overturn the c ...
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Things Get Musical In An Into The Woods Featurette

Oct 23 2014 5:18pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Streep, Depp and the rest talk up the filmThe promotional materials for Rob Marshall’s Into The Woods have so far not so much hidden as obscured the idea that the new film, adapted from Stephen Sondheim’s stage musical actually contains music itself. The trailers have yet to include any of the songs, but a new featurette lets the cast show off their pipes at last.Riffing on the stories of the Brothers Grimm, Into The Woods is about a ...
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Hear ‘Into the Woods’ Cast Sing in New Featurette

Oct 23 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: slash film

Into the Woods, directed by Rob Marshall (Chicago) is a musical based on the stage work from Stephen Sondheim, but you wouldn’t have known that from the film’s first trailer. This featurette, however, gives us not only interviews with the cast and crew, discussing the creation of the film, but also a lot more footage. And singing! In this you can hear the cast sing for the first time. There are snippets of ‘I Wish,’ featuring Anna Kendrick, James Corden, Emily Blunt, and Meryl Streep, and ...
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Featurette Finally Shows the Musical Side of Disney's 'Into the Woods'

Oct 23 2014 12:52pm CDT | Source: First Showing

Following yesterday's laughable reveal of Johnny Depp as The Wolf in Disney's adaptation of the Broadway musical Into the Woods, a new featurette has popped up that finally shows the melody side of the film that wasn't present in the first teaser trailer. The featurette lays out the story a little clearer as an ensemble of characters are all wishing for something, and Meryl Streep's elderly witch tells them to go into the woods to h ...
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The Late Late Show with James Corden Will Premiere On...

Oct 23 2014 12:19pm CDT | Source: tvguide

The Late Late Show with James Corden will premiere Monday, March 9, CBS announced Thursday.Craig Ferguson, who announced in April that he was stepping down from The Late Late Show after 10 years, will sign off on Friday, Dec. 19. CBS did not say what would air during the three-month gap.Additionally, British producer ... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Craig FergusonJames CordenThe Late Late Show with Crai ...
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Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine and Johnny Depp star in new Into The Woods images

Oct 23 2014 1:19am CDT | Source: Total Film

A new batch of images have arrived online from Disney’s Into The Woods, giving us a good look at the A-list cast in all its fairytale glory. First of all, there’s Anna Kendrick looking resplendent as Cinderella, while Chris Pine cuts a dash as a horse-riding Prince Charming. Then there’s Johnny Depp’s Big Bad Wolf, who appears to be sporting a very sober outfit, as opposed to any sort of elaborate costume or CGI trickery. Not that Depp isn’t convinced he will be a v ...
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New Into The Woods Images Stalk Online

Oct 22 2014 5:58pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Chris Pine and co. are feeling musicalOne batch of atmospheric stills from Stephen Sondheim musical adaptation Into The Woods has already emerged online (see lower down the page), alongside a poster and the first teaser trailer. Now here comes Entertainment Weekly with a new set of images in its latest Winter Preview issue. {New Into The Woods Imagery}Riffing on the stories of the Brothers Grimm, Into The Woods is about a childless bak ...
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New INTO THE WOODS Images Feature Johnny Depp’s Big Bad Wolf, Anna Kendrick’s Cinderella, and More

Oct 22 2014 5:47pm CDT | Source: Collider

Earlier this morning, we got our first look at Johnny Depp’s Big Bad Wolf from director Rob Marshall’s (Chicago) upcoming musical adaptation Into the Woods.  It’s an interesting look to say the least, and while I figured the reason Depp was left out of the trailer was because his character would be CG-aided, it turns out he’s actually just wearing what looks like a relatively cheap Halloween costume.  I ...
Source: Collider   Full article at: Collider
 

 
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First Look at Johnny Depp's Big Bad Wolf in INTO THE WOODS!

Oct 22 2014 2:16pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

EW has released a series of covers of the cast members, including Depp's Wolf. Read the full article on AICN Hey guys! Horrorella here... When the trailer arrived for Rob Marshall's theatrical take on Stephen Sondheim's INTO THE WOODS, we got a good look at many of the characters that would be seen in the film - Little Red Riding Hood, Chris Pine's Prince, Meryl Streep's Witch, Anna Kendrick's Cinderella - but when the time came to check out the Big Ba ...
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Into the Woods Character Photos: Johnny Depp Strikes a Pose

Oct 22 2014 12:07pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

The fairy tale characters (and superstars who play them) of Into the Woods get the honor of covering Entertainment Weekly this week as the publication releases its holiday movie preview. We’ve got all four covers in the slideshow below, including a look at Johnny Depp as the Big Bad Wolf, Meryl Streep as the Evil Witch and Anna Kendrick as Cinderella. Perfect casting on all fronts, no? Teased in the Into the Woods teaser trailer, the movie is based on the hit Broadw ...
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