VIDEO: Chris Pratt Steps In To Guest Host JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
With Jimmy Kimmel off for the week, fans of JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE are in for a real treat with a whole week of famous guest hosts. To kick off the week, Chris Pratt hosted the show on Monday, interviewing stars such as Margot Robbie and Chris Stapleton.
Jimmy Kimmel took the week off to be with his family after his son underwent a successful heart surgery on Monday, as reported by Deadline. In an emotional monologue last May Kimmel revealed that his son had open heart surgery when he was just three days old and would have to receive more in the future.
Kimmel has called on his famous friends to be "Celebrity Samaritans" and host while he spends time with family. After Pratt, Tracee Ellis Ross, Neil Patrick Harris and Melissa McCarthy will take over the rest of the week. Watch Chris Pratt's funny monologue below and see if he has what it takes to fill in for Kimmel!
About Chris Pratt: Pratt came to prominence from his television roles, including Bright Abbott in The WB drama series Everwood and Andy Dwyer in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. His early film career began with supporting roles in such mainstream films as Wanted, Jennifer's Body, Moneyball, The Five-Year Engagement, Zero Dark Thirty, Delivery Man and Her. Pratt achieved leading man status after starring in two commercially successful films in 2014: computer-animated adventure comedy The Lego Movie and Marvel Studios superhero film GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (in which he portrayed Star-Lord). In 2015, he starred in Jurassic World, the fourth installment in the Jurassic Park franchise and his most financially successful film to date, earning $1.6 billion at the box office.
Pratt continued his leading man status with The Magnificent Seven and Passengers. He will reprise his role as Star-Lord in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Vol. 2, Avengers: Infinity War and an untitled fourth Avengers film.