James Corden and Dominic Cooper, both alums of The History Boys on Broadway and in the West End, will reunite at London’s National Theatre in a new project yet to be announced, according to UK’s Daily Mail. Director Nicholas Hytner, who directed The History Boys and Corden in One Man, Two Guvnors, is reportedly searching for new shows and adaptations for the duo to lead. No dates or additional casting have been set for the reunion.
Corden made his Broadway debut in The History Boys, and earned a Tony Award for One Man, Two Guvnors. His film and TV credits include Gulliver’s Travels, The Gruffalo, The Three Musketeers, Doctor Who, Horne & Corden and Gavin & Stacey. He starred alongside Cooper in the 2006 film adaptation of The History Boys.
In addition to The History Boys, Cooper’s London stage credits include Phedre, His Dark Materials, Call to Prayer, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Caryl Churchill Events and Mother Clap’s Molly House. His film and TV credits include Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Captain America: The First Avenger, The Devil’s Double, The Duchess and the 2008 film adaptation of Mamma Mia!