This week dick clark productions announced that James Corden will return for his 3rd consecutive year as host of the 21st Annual “Hollywood Film Awards.” The 2017 “Hollywood Film Awards,” known as the official launch of the awards season, will take place at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA on Sunday, November 5, 2017.
The ceremony, honoring the most acclaimed films and actors while previewing highly anticipated films and talent for the upcoming year, also honors artists in the categories of Cinematography, Visual Effects, Film Composing, Costume Design, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Makeup & Hairstyling. In its 21-year history, more than 120 of the “Hollywood Film Awards” honorees have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and/or wins.
Corden recently won two 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards for “Outstanding Variety Special” for “The Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special” and “Outstanding Special Class Program” for the 70th Annual Tony Awards which he hosted.
“The Late Late Show” has set YouTube records with over 3 billion views and is ranked #3 among all broadcast television show channels in the US with approximately 12 million subscribers. Corden is the co-creator and executive producer of the new CARPOOL KARAOKE series for Apple Music, and serves as executive producer of DROP THE MIC, which airs on TBS. While “Carpool Karaoke” has certainly been one of the most popular segments on Corden’s show, fans have also come to love his Crosswalk Musicals, which have featured songs from “Beauty and the Beast,” “Hair!,” “Mary Poppins,” “The Lion King” and more. Guests have included Lin-Manuel Miranda, Seth Rogen, Sir Ben Kingsley and many more famous faces.
This year’s ceremony will benefit MPTF which supports the entertainment community in living and aging well, with dignity and purpose, and in helping each other in times of need. Honorees for this year’s ceremony will be announced at a later date.