James Corden Will Film London-Based Episodes of ‘The Late Late Show’ Near Site of Westminster Attacks
British host James Corden will film three episodes of his U.S. program The Late Late Show in Westminster, England, in June.
Corden‘s late-night show, which is broadcast by CBS, will be taped at Central Hall Westminster on June 6, 7 and 8, close to the location of March’s London terror attack in March.
The 38-year-old comedian and actor previously hinted to with Britain’s Radio Times magazine that he may record the show in the U.K.
“We do have some stuff planned this year — which might involve being in the U.K. We don’t know if we’ll be able to get it together but it’s certainly something I’d love to do, for sure,” he told the publication.
The show’s temporary location is just a few streets away from London’s Westminster Bridge, where 52-year-old Khalid Masood mowed down several pedestrians with his car, before ramming the vehicle into the gates surrounding the courtyard of the British Parliament and attacking a police officer with a knife. Four people died and 50 were injured in the attack.
The Carpool Karaoke star paid tribute to the terror attack victims on the day of the incident in an emotional speech.
“Watching the news today, I felt a really long, long way from home,” Corden told The Late Late Show audience. “When something like that happens in your hometown, you don’t have a feeling of being glad that you’re so far away, what you feel is that you wish you could be there with loved ones to stand alongside them.”
Guests for the shows have yet to be announced and the specials will be broadcast on Sky 1 and NOW TV the day after their U.S. broadcasts.