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Corden wishes Ant and Dec good luck with the Brits

James Corden, who has hosted the Brit Awards for the last four years, wished successors Geordie duo Ant and Dec luck ahead of their big night.

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James Corden receives OBE in New Year Honours list

Actor and comedian James Corden has been awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours list.

James Corden played Smithy in the hit BBC series Gavin & Stacey. Credit: Dennis Van Tine/Geisler-Fotopres/DPA/Press Association Images

Corden, who played Smithy in the hit BBC series Gavin & Stacey, has established himself at the forefront of the entertainment industry.

The 36 year old earned international acclaim in 2011 for his performance in comedic play One Man, Two Guvnors, which was a success both in the West End and on Broadway.

James Corden becomes a father for the second time

British presenter and actor James Corden has become a father for the second time.

James Corden and wife Julia have welcomed their second child. Credit: PA Wire

Corden's wife Julia gave birth on Monday to a baby girl who has been named Carey - which was her maiden name before they married two years ago.

The couple's first child Max is now three.

Corden, 36, is due to make his US chat show debut in March when he succeeds Scottish star Craig Ferguson on CBS's The Late Late Show.

Brits host James Corden tweets his selfie with Prince

James Corden tweeted this selfie he took with Prince as he presented the British Female Solo Artist award at the Brits:

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Corden 'not offended' his singing is dubbed in new film

James Corden said he "wasn't offended" that his singing is dubbed in his latest movie One Chance.

James Corden on his new film One Chance, the Paul Potts story. Credit: ITV News London

Corden, who plays mobile phone salesman turned Britain's Got Talent winner Paul Potts, said he even took singing lessons in a bid to get his voice in the film - but the director had other ideas.

Meryl Streep takes on musical witch role

Meryl Streep plays a witch who wants to reverse a curse to see her beauty restored Credit: PA

Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep has unveiled her latest spellbinding role - as a witch.

She heads a cast of well known faces such as Johnny Depp and British stars Emily Blunt, Tracey Ullman and James Corden in forthcoming film musical Into The Woods.

Streep will play a witch who wants to reverse a curse to enable her beauty to be restored in the film which puts a modern twist on traditional Brothers Grimm fairytales.

The film will be released in cinemas in late 2014.

James Corden: 'We miss you already Rizzo'

Richard Griffiths accepts his Tony award for his performance in the award winning History Boys Credit: Reuters

The actor James Corden has paid an affectionate tribute to his friend and mentor Richard Griffiths who has died at the age of 65.

In a tribute in the Guardian, Corden describes Griffiths as the "ninth history boy" who was nicknamed Rizzo by the company.

On his first day of rehearsals he describes how the experienced actor imparted some profound wisdom: "Don't look so frightened," he said with the broadest smile. "The scary days working here are when you get your first payslip."

James Corden starred alongside Dominic Cooper in the History Boys Credit: Ian West/PA Wire
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