James Corden, Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda sang and danced their means by way of 22 film musicals in just below 12 minutes in a single very entertaining section on The Late Late Show Tuesday night time (Dec. 18).
“Are we prepared for this?” requested host Corden after inviting his friends onto the blue display set. “Not in any respect,” Blunt replied, with Miranda asserting that he was “born prepared."
Donning prime hats, sparkly vests and canes, the trio shrugged their shoulders in time with the the opening music from Cabaret: “Willkommen.” Blunt adopted by crooning to “All That Jazz” from Chicago as Corden pretended to again her up with a piano, after which — letting a bit of hair fall into his face — Corden broke into “City of Stars” from La La Land as Blunt held on the sting of his piano in a yellow costume.
Miranda then got here out costumed like a golden candlestick, bursting into “Be Our Guest” from Beauty and the Beast as Corden placed on a large Cogsworth masks and handed Blunt (now taking over the position of Belle) varied dishes.
The three took on prime hats and swayed their arms to “Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ the Boat” (Guys and Dolls), with Blunt then stepping onto a chair and having a podium pushed in entrance of her for “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina" (Evita). Miranda adopted by reenacting the titular scene from “Singin’ within the Rain."
Blunt adopted by floating down from the clouds with an umbrella. “Anything is feasible, even the inconceivable,” she mentioned, dressed because the titular magical nanny from Mary Poppins, Miranda and Corden becoming a member of her for the movie's quantity. “James, it’s so spectacular you realize that music. Mary Poppins Returns isn’t even out but,” added Miranda because the pattern concluded. “Well, when is it out, Lin?" requested The Late Late Show host, however Blunt lower off Miranda’s reply: “No, no, no, no, no, Lin. One by no means plugs one's personal movie. I might’ve hoped I taught you higher.” She nodded to Corden teasingly. “James, plug it, c'mon.”
The subsequent scene noticed Corden — dressed as Kermit the Frog and donning a banjo — breaking into “Rainbow Connection” from The Muppet Movie till he was interrupted by the precise Kermit the Frog: “Uh, James, that didn’t sound good.” The Muppet and Corden sung in unison, earlier than being swept away by Blunt’s wealthy rendition of The Wizard of Oz traditional, “Somewhere Over the Rainbow." (Miranda caught his head out of her basket because the canine, Toto.)
Corden jumped out to hitch the 2 (sporting a skirt and a wig) to jive to “You Can’t Stop the Beat” from Hairspray. The trio then threw on fuzzy white shawls to sing "Listen” from Dreamgirls, the digicam subsequent panning right down to reveal Blunt (now sporting a curly pink wig) and the boys washing the ground to “It’s a Hard Knock Life” from Annie. They turned their rags into head coverings, hanging laundry and chiming “Matchmaker, Matchmaker" from Fiddler on the Roof.
Corden and Blunt slowed it down, stepping shut to one another and harmonizing to “It Takes Two” from Into the Woods, which they beforehand starred collectively in as The Baker and his spouse, respectively. Miranda ran up behind Emily to hug her. “Lin-Manuel, what are you doing?” snapped Corden. “I can’t be on this one? I believed you had been kidding?” Miranda complained, fiercely proclaiming, “I’m not throwing away my shot,” and persevering with to sing a number of strains of “My Shot” from Hamilton till Corden interrupted: “If you actually need to do that, you may be the woods.”
Miranda, subsequent dressed as a Venus flytrap, joined the gang to interrupt out within the titular monitor from “Little Shop of Horrors,” then marching to “One Day More” from Les Misérables. Corden and Blunt threw on wigs and took on “Your Song” from Moulin Rouge as Miranda comically spun a windmill behind them. Backed by a music retailer, Blunt floated out on a piano whereas Miranda donned a guitar as they went for “Falling Slowly” from Once.
Corden quickly busted out in “Fame” from the musical of the identical identify, and placing on headbands, the three jog across the taxi prop. Blunt then proclaimed, “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend,” (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) sporting a Marilyn Monroe-esque wig and fanning herself; the blokes sported prime hats at her sides. The crew was tossed feather boas for a closing musical quantity, backed by a mountain-surrounded lake: “Dancing Queen” from the musical primarily based on ABBA, Mama Mia.
Watch the performers tackle a few of movie's biggest showtunes beneath.