The late late show don’t let rumors of James Corden’s latest guests bring it down.
After speculation circulated in media reports and on social media that One Direction would appear on the final episode of the CBS late night show scheduled for April 27, the series’ Twitter account responded on Thursday with a message to clarify matters. to put right.
The official Let Let Show account shared a Daily mail message claiming that the boy band would reunite on the final episode of Corden, with the show superimposing the words “false alarm” over the story. The tweet read: ‘Nobody loves the boys more than we do… but this story just isn’t true. What is true is that we have planned an absolutely brilliant 2 hour finale to celebrate 8 years of #LateLateShow at 10pm on April 27th.”
Corden has been a longtime supporter of the One Direction boys, and the group appeared as a four-piece on his show in May 2015, just over a month after Zayn Malik announced his departure. The four remaining members—Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, and Louis Tomlinson—recorded a “Carpool Karaoke” segment with Corden before making their final televised appearance on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Eve to end 2015.
Styles in particular have made numerous of them Let Let Show performances over the years, while Horan was scheduled to perform solo last month.
Corden, who succeeded Craig Ferguson as host of The late late show in 2015, announced in April 2022 that he would be stepping down from the role to pursue other projects. At the time, the Tony-winning actor explained that he always saw hosting the show as “an adventure” that he didn’t expect to last throughout his career.
One of the festivities in store for Corden’s final night includes a one-hour primetime special airing April 27 at 10 p.m. in which Tom Cruise will join the departing host during a stage performance of The lionking. The last episode will follow at 12:37 p.m