James Corden and Dominic Cooper to Reunite in Production at The National Theatre?
According to the Daily Mail, One Man, Two Guvnors star James Corden and Dominic Cooper are set to reunite in a production by The National Theatre. Artistic Director Nicholas Hytner is still searching for the right script, which includes having asked writers to create new shows or adapt classics. The Mail guesses the collaboration will begin in 2014.
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The pair previously appeared together in The National's The History Boys.
Aside from his Tony and Olivier Award-winning success in One Man, Two Guvnors, Corden just finished filming One Chance and Can A Song Save Your Life?. TV work includes The Brit Awards, A League of Their Own, and Gavin and Stacey (co-creator and co-writer) (BAFTA Award for Television Programme of the Year, British Comedy Award for Best New Scripted Comedy. Writers Guild of Great Britain Award for Comedy Writer of the Year, South Bank Show Award for Comedy, Tric Award for Best Comedy, National Television Award 2010 for Best Comedy).
Dominic Cooper has just been cast in the lead role in the BBC America miniseries Fleming and recently appeared in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. He has Dead Man Down, Reasonable Doubt, Need for Speed and November Man in the works. Cooper's other film credits include Summer in February, My Week with Marilyn, Captain America: The First Avenger, The Devil's Double, and The History Boys, in which he also appeared on Broadway, among many more.
Photo from The History Boys, 2006. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus.