According to the Daily Mail, ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS' James Corden, who just won the 2012 Tony Award for best actor, will play Paul Potts in Harvey Weinstein's film One Chance. The film is about Potts' journey to the TV series Britain's Got Talent, which he later won.
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Not only is Corden starring in the film, but he is also collaborating with David Frankel on the screenplay.
Corden's theatre work includes One Man, Two Guvnors (National Theatre) and The History Boys (National Theatre, Broadway and international tour), the West End's Martin Guerre in 1996 and Love Life at London Fringe in 1991. On TV he has appeared in The Brit Awards, A League of Their Own, and Gavin and Stacey (co-creator and co-writer), which won the BAFTA Award for Television Programme of the Year and British Comedy Award for Best New Scripted Comedy. Corden has also won the Writers Guild of Great Britain Award for Comedy Writer of the Year, South Bank Show Award for Comedy, Tric Award for Best Comedy and the National Television Award 2010 for Best Comedy.