James Corden’s First ‘Late Late Show’ Guest Revealed

LOS ANGELES (CBS) – The “Late Late Show with James Corden” has landed its first guest. 

Nearly a month before the show premieres, CBS announced via twitter that Tom Hanks will be Corden’s first guest when he make his debut Monday, March 23rd.

Other Hollywood stars joining the “Late Late Show” in its first week include Scandal star Kerry Washington, comedian Kevin Hart and fan favorite Will Ferrell. 

Since Craig Ferguson stepped away from hosting duties in December, a series of guest hosts have been filling in behind the desk, including Drew Carey, Will Arnett, Wayne Brady, Jim Gaffigan, Judd Apatow, John Mayer and Regis Philbin.

Corden himself even stopped by to shadow guest host Judd Apatow and “learn from his mistakes.”

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CBS previously announced comedian, beat-boxer and musician Reggie Watts would be joining Corden as the shows band leader with Ben Winston and Rob Crabbe as executive producers. 

Follow the show on Twitter @latelateshow where more guests are sure to be announced. 

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