dick clark productions announced today that James Corden, critically and globally feted actor, comedian and late night talk show host, returns for
the second consecutive year to host the Hollywood Film Awards. The awards ceremony, celebrating its 20th anniversary as the official launch of the awards season®, will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, on November 6, 2016.
The Hollywood Film Awards honors some of the most acclaimed films and actors, as well as artists in Cinematography, Visual Effects, Film Composing, Costume Design, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Makeup & Hairstyling.
Its honorees over the past 20 years have included the world’s biggest stars and more than 110 have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and/or wins.
“Entertaining a room full of the world’s biggest stars is no easy feat, but James Corden commanded the room at last year’s Hollywood Film Awards with incredible grace and wit,” said Allen Shapiro, CEO of dick clark productions. “We are thrilled to have him return for a second consecutive year as host of the Hollywood Film Awards.”
James Corden is a multi-faceted performer, host, writer and producer with accomplishments that span television, theater, film and comedy. He took the reins of THE LATE LATE SHOW on March 23, 2015, and quickly became a sensation for both his skills in the show and for generating buzzworthy viral videos, such as Carpool Karaoke, garnering over 500 million views and 2.8 million subscribers for the show’s YouTube channel. Since Corden took the helm, THE LATE LATE SHOW has consistently been the most social talk show in its time period according to Nielsen Social, garnering two Emmy Awards® this year, for “Outstanding Variety Music or
Comedy Special” and “Outstanding Interactive Program.”
Corden came to American late night television with a growing list of award-winning and critically acclaimed credits. He is a Tony Award-winning performer on Broadway, a BAFTA-winning star of a UK television series, a feature film actor, and an acclaimed host, writer and producer in several genres of television. Corden hosts the BAFTA Award-winning UK sports-themed comedy game show “A League of Their Own” on Sky 1 and starred in, produced and wrote the BAFTA nominated comedy thriller “The Wrong Mans,” which is available on Hulu and airs on the BBC. Also, he appeared in the BBC television movie “Esio Trot,” alongside Dustin Hoffman and
Judi Dench. Outside of his native England, Corden attracted international attention as the […]