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James Corden says working with Shane Meadows early in his career was a formative experience. (CBS/Getty)

James Corden reveals collaboration with director Sean Meadows His first film role was the star’s “life-changing experience.”

The 44-year-old actor and host makes her big screen debut this is england filmmaker’s 1997 film twenty-four hours, seven days.

The film follows the late Bob Hoskins as a man trying to get working-class youth off the streets, out of gang culture, and into the world of boxing, with then-19-year-old Corden playing a teenage tonic .

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Corden told BBC Radio 4 this cultural life Working with Meadows helped shape his career as a working-class person.

He said: “It was a life-changing experience for me. What I learned from Shane is that you’re going to have to bully you in this way.

James Corden and Bob Hoskins starred in the British drama film Twenty and Forty Seven.  (path e)

James Corden to star in British drama with Bob Hoskins twenty-four hours, seven days. (EMI)

“If that’s what you want to do, you’re going to have to get people to give in and sit at the table. It’s not going to just be presented to you.”

Corden said people from working-class backgrounds had few opportunities in entertainment compared to those who could get into elite universities and drama schools.

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He grew up in Buckinghamshire, where his mother was a social worker and his father was an RAF musician who later sold Bibles.

“If you come from a working-class environment, then you’re not made for success. Talent is everywhere, opportunity isn’t,” Corden said.

James Corden rose to fame as a stage and film actor for Historic Boys.  (Getty)

James Corden rose to fame as part of stage and film actors history boy. (Getty)

He added: “It wasn’t until I met my wife that I realised she had 13 GCSEs and I had six. You can only do seven things at my school at most.

“You’re kind of capped. You’re not really told these things are possible. No one’s going to be waiting to invite you to the table.”

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Corden became a household name in 2000s comedy, including history boy As co-creator and star of a BBC sitcom Gavin and Stacey.

He then moved to the United States, where he served as host for seven years late night show – A job he will resign next year.

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