Michelle Pfeiffer Survived the 'Grease 2' Casting Process

  • Published: 02 October 2019
  • James welcomes his guests Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michelle Pfeiffer, and James asks Michelle about what films from her career people mention most. When Michelle mentions "Grease 2" James asks about the experience of landing that role, and she recalls starting the process as one in a sea of hopefuls until she was the last standing.

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Comments • 179

  • E ThatBoyMere
    E ThatBoyMere  25 minutes back


    • Georgia White
      Georgia White  2 days back

      Grease 2 is a masterpiece

      • tr0nd15c
        tr0nd15c  3 days back

        Scarface was a flawlessly fierce yet vulnerable performance; still my favorite from Michelle.

        • Lavender And Honey
          Lavender And Honey  4 days back

          too bad she sold out to the satanic hollywood....first she made a film called Mother! where she ate a newborn baby. then she showed up at a Scarface premiere with the satanic BAPHOMET Goathead on her necklace. nobody gets top billing on a disney film unless they sign a satanic contract. she has made her bones with the demonic world in exchange for fame and fortune.

          • David R
            David R  5 days back

            Is he out yet? If not, let's not be surprised when does. No need for a big ole press release. We get you girl.

            • Candyce Cain
              Candyce Cain  6 days back

              I was 7 when Grease 2 came out. I was obsessed with it! Stephanie Zanoni was my idol. I thought she was the most beautiful woman I had ever seen. Not to mention the Michael Carrington character was just as gorgeous!

              • Anthony Grant 2.0
                Anthony Grant 2.0  1 weeks back

                This clip just shows how clueless James Corden is...of course Pfeiffer is a fine actress, but any American knows that Grease 2, in addition to being a flop next to Grease, was the ultimate movie turkey, and a film that people who actually went to see it when it was in theatres love to make fun of...whereas Grease is a movie people actually love. Corden is getting paid way too much to ask the wrong questions.

                • Anthony Grant 2.0
                  Anthony Grant 2.0  5 days back

                  @SpeedRacer1125 You need to calm down pussycat. It may be a minor cult classic but the fact stands: it was a flop and only has camp value, while Grease is an actual classic on pretty much every level. Pfeiffer herself admits she couldn't sing or dance -- very evident in the movie. So fatso Corden should have asked her things like - byotch, are you aware of just how bad the movie is, and that people love it only for that? etc etc. So grow up and don't call me Tony. And learn how to spell fucking.

                • SpeedRacer1125
                  SpeedRacer1125  5 days back

                  Anthony Grant 2.0 Are you absolutely out of your mind??? Do you know any women or gay guys??? WE F*CKING LOVE GREASE 2!!!! It’s a cult classic. Get in line and respect GREASE 2, Tony. 🤬

              • Ashini Desai
                Ashini Desai  1 weeks back

                ketchup.. not enough ketchup!

                • Liz I.
                  Liz I.  1 weeks back

                  Grease 2!

                  • Rose Petal
                    Rose Petal  1 weeks back

                    James is adorable! He is such a fan of....EVERYONE!!!<3

                    • Rivers Mcmullan
                      Rivers Mcmullan  1 weeks back

                      Absolutely incredible acting in Dangerous Liaisons!!!!

                      • Elle Kay
                        Elle Kay  1 weeks back

                        She is so gorgeous. She has class, lots of it.

                        • Jamyl Dobson
                          Jamyl Dobson  1 weeks back

                          Michelle Pfeiffer has to be one of the most gorgeous women of all time! But saying that is like saying water is wet. Like duh!

                          • yulee adan
                            yulee adan  1 weeks back

                            my Catwoman.

                            • Nathan Hood
                              Nathan Hood  1 weeks back

                              Ohhh crap..... there may be a shitstorm of criticism coming my way but I hate James's (grammar police - I know some would prefer James' here but fuck you!) faux effeminacy here..... leave that sort of shit to pros who really are effeminate like Alan Carr who means it.....

                              • michael randall
                                michael randall  1 weeks back

                                Married to the Mob Wolf Dangerous Minds Grease 2

                                • Jonny Atom
                                  Jonny Atom  1 weeks back

                                  Gorgeous as always, love her. ♥️

                                  • Sanjin Gelić
                                    Sanjin Gelić  2 weeks back

                                    I loved her in Frankie and Johnny with Al Pacino

                                    • William
                                      William  2 weeks back

                                      Omg. Yuss. Grease 3 with those three would be epic.

                                      • Massimo Giordano
                                        Massimo Giordano  2 weeks back

                                        Plastic surgery,,,,transformed face Michelle pfifer,,,tres invasive and extreme,,,,,

                                        • RandomNest
                                          RandomNest  2 weeks back

                                          I wanna Coooool Rider, a cooool rider. If he's cool enough, he can burn me through and through, Woe-o-weooo! If it taaaakes forever, then I'll waaaait forever. No ordinary boy, no ordinary boy is gonna do. I wanna a riiiider that's who... 🎶
                                          My favorite song from the movie.. Can you tell?...🤣🤣🤣

                                        • Mabusha Masekela
                                          Mabusha Masekela  2 weeks back

                                          Scarface, Ladyhawke, Into The Night, Married To The Mob, Dangerous Liasons, Tequila Sunrise, Witches Of Eastwick, Frankie & Johnny, The Fabulous Baker - - was a time, if Michelle was in it I asked no questions, just went to see the movie...she's definitely one of my bestest.

                                          • HW2800
                                            HW2800  2 weeks back

                                            Still smoking hot babe, Michelle Pfeiffer, even at her age!

                                            • conatcha
                                              conatcha  1 weeks back

                                              @Nick B For me it's obvious she had it.

                                            • Nick B
                                              Nick B  1 weeks back

                                              @conatcha That is if she had it.

                                            • S Showgirl
                                              S Showgirl  1 weeks back

                                              @conatchai agree totally

                                            • conatcha
                                              conatcha  1 weeks back

                                              One of the few cases in which surgery made a great job. Beautiful as ever.

                                            • S Showgirl
                                              S Showgirl  1 weeks back

                                              yes still beautiful and lot of botox, fillers and a nose job ,am i jealous,???

                                          • wilson lawson
                                            wilson lawson  2 weeks back

                                            Corden is a twat. But he's a rich twat and that's all that matters, eh James?

                                            • jd
                                              jd  2 weeks back

                                              yasssssss Grease 2

                                              • Ken Adams
                                                Ken Adams  2 weeks back

                                                she could put on that cat outfit and still look great.  she does not age!!

                                                • maria marie
                                                  maria marie  2 weeks back

                                                  I'm probably the only person in the world that liked Grease 2 better than Grease 1

                                                  • m I o . o I m
                                                    m I o . o I m  2 weeks back

                                                    both in the MCU, but they probably don't even know it.

                                                    • Craig Gaudion
                                                      Craig Gaudion  2 weeks back

                                                      She needs to play Debbie Harry

                                                      • Del rey Guy
                                                        Del rey Guy  2 weeks back

                                                        I absolutely adore Grease 2! I couldn’t get enough of it.

                                                        • Mickey B
                                                          Mickey B  2 weeks back

                                                          I loved her in 'The Fabulous Baker Boys" The scene where she is laying out on the piano and singing. imo

                                                          • Valley Girl
                                                            Valley Girl  2 weeks back

                                                            Stephanie Zanonnie forever! #CoolRider

                                                            • Black Cat
                                                              Black Cat  2 weeks back

                                                              She was born to play catwoman! No one did it better. I mean Anne Was good in her own way, but still Michelle is the best!

                                                              • Petrillo123 zbornak
                                                                Petrillo123 zbornak  2 weeks back

                                                                How is James Corden on TV? He's so fake - he does NOT talk like this in the UK, though the's just as fucking annoying. Totally fake, nothing remotely interesting to say. I'm truly baffled by his US success I really am.

                                                                • Renata B
                                                                  Renata B  2 weeks back

                                                                  Why does she have that cover on her left hand? I noticed that in three other interviews...? Just curious...🤔🤔

                                                                  • Kouli Kevinn
                                                                    Kouli Kevinn  2 weeks back

                                                                    Why is James so loud ?

                                                                    • Robert Colontonio
                                                                      Robert Colontonio  2 weeks back

                                                                      Lets not forget Ladyhawke with Matthew Broderick.

                                                                      • MsMilano
                                                                        MsMilano  2 weeks back

                                                                        Grease 2 is my guilty pleasure. I never get bored of that movie.

                                                                        • Steph Singer
                                                                          Steph Singer  2 weeks back

                                                                          A girl for all seasons was great too! That movie burned into my soul!!! Michael!!! It’s Michael!!! I’m free everyday , it’s in the constitution !!! Love that movie!!

                                                                          • Michael Cain
                                                                            Michael Cain  2 weeks back

                                                                            That was adorable. For me it’s Frankie and Johnny from 1991.

                                                                            • T H
                                                                              T H  2 weeks back

                                                                              Reading through the comments everyone's mentioned a ton of het films as faves and I agree with them all, but surprised not one person mentioned Tequila Sunrise w/ Mel Gibson, Kurt Russel and Raul Julia. Great movie and Cast.

                                                                              • Jet Modos
                                                                                Jet Modos  2 weeks back

                                                                                She in the movie “ white oleander “ was so good ! If you guys haven’t heard about it or watched it or knew about it watch it it’s amazing .. !! OH and “ what lies beneath “ !!!

                                                                                • Mesrop Madxharyan
                                                                                  Mesrop Madxharyan  2 weeks back

                                                                                  God she is like 60 but looks better then any 25 now

                                                                                  • Trint D Great
                                                                                    Trint D Great  2 weeks back

                                                                                    I know make up can hide age but she looks ageless

                                                                                    • Andrew Crain
                                                                                      Andrew Crain  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Loved her in Hairspray!

                                                                                      • Yazmín Meza
                                                                                        Yazmín Meza  2 weeks back

                                                                                        I’m so corny my favorito si. One fine day

                                                                                        • Tia Shiraz
                                                                                          Tia Shiraz  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Ladyhawke. 💕

                                                                                          • Cynthia TC
                                                                                            Cynthia TC  2 weeks back

                                                                                            What i love about this lady, her down to earth - Legend!