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  • STARS IN A NEW FILM "THE TOMORROW WAR" PLEASE WELCOME THE

  • MIGHTY CHRIS PRATT.

  • >> Reggie: IT'S CHRIS PRATT COME ON UP.

  • ENJOY A NICE LUXURIOUS SIT DOWN ON A NICE PIECE OF FURNITURE.

  • THANK YOU.

  • >> James: THERE HE IS.

  • HOW ARE YOU?

  • >> I'M DOING WELL, THANK YOU, JAMES, HOW ARE YOU DOING.

  • >> James: IT IS SO NICE TO SEE YOU.

  • >> IT IS A PLEASURE TO BE HERE.

  • IT IS NICE TO BE AROUND PEOPLE AGAIN, IT'S NICE.

  • >> James: IT IS NICE TO BE IN A PLACE.

  • >> YEAH.

  • >> James: WELL YOU, YOU HAVE HAD QUITE THE SUMMERED.

  • YOU HAD A RECENT BIRTHDAY.

  • >> CORRECT.

  • >> James: WEDDING ANNIVERSARY.

  • >> YEP.

  • >> James: AND IT IS NOT EVEN REALLY, TECHNICALLY NOT DEEP IN

  • SUMMER YET.

  • HOW HAVE YOU BEEN, HOW WERE BOTH OF THOSE MILESTONES?

  • >> WELL, JUNE IS A BIG MONTH FOR ME BECAUSE IT IS MY WEDDING

  • ANNIVERSARY AND MY BIRTHDAY.

  • AND THEY WERE GOOD, MAN, IT'S GOOD.

  • I'M HERE IN LOS ANGELES.

  • WHICH IS HOME FOR ME.

  • AND WORKING ON A SHOW IN LOS ANGELES.

  • SO THAT KEPT ME AROUND WHICH VL NICE.

  • ABLE TO GO TO BED IN MY OWN BEDROOM AT NIGHT WHEN I'M

  • WORKING.

  • SO THAT IS GOOD.

  • KEPT IT REALLY LOW KEY, KIND OF A LOW KEY BIRTH DIE OR

  • CELEBRATION GUY, WE GOT IN AND OUT BURLINGER FOR-- BURGER FOR

  • OUR ANNIVERSARY.

  • WOW.

  • >> IT'S GOOD.

  • SHE DESERVES THE WORLD, YOU KNOW.

  • I GOT HER IN AND OUT.

  • >> James: AND HOW DID-- AND A NICE PIECE OF JEWELRY.

  • >> I GUESS THE SECOND YEAR ANNIVERSARY, THANK YOU, THANK

  • YOU, YES.

  • NO, NO.

  • IT IS OUR SECOND ANNIVERSARY.

  • AND THEY SAY THAT LIKE THE SECOND ANNIVERSARY IS I THINK

  • IT'S WOOD OR SOMETHING?

  • >> YEAH.

  • >> I AM GOING TO GET HER SOMETHING WOODEN AND HER SUS TER

  • WAS LIKE I AM YOU'RE ABOUTING TO GET HER DIAMOND.

  • I AM GOING TO GET HER DIAMONDS.

  • >> James: IT ALWAYS BACK FIRES, THAT THING.

  • THAT WEDDING ANNIVERSARY THING, WHOEVER CAME UP WITH THAT LIST

  • IS A NIGHTMARE FOR HUSBANDS EVERYWHERE.

  • >> YES.

  • >> James: BECAUSE ONE OF THEM IS PAPER, RIGHT.

  • SO I THOUGHT HERE SAY NICE THING.

  • I FOUND THIS COMPANY THAT MAKES A BOUQUET OF PAPER FLOWERS.

  • I THOUGHT WELL THAT'S CUTE AND CHARMING.

  • IT ISN'T.

  • >> NO.

  • >> James: IT ISN'T.

  • >> WHOEVER MADE THAT LIST WAS LIKE A CRAFTSMAN AND THEY ARE

  • LIKE I'M MAKING GIFTS.

  • >> James: YES.

  • AND I DO NOT.

  • >> YEAH.

  • >> James: NOT AT ALL.

  • NOW YOUR FATHER-IN-LW ARNOLD SCHWARZ NEGLECTER HE SAID THAT

  • HE THINKS YOU WOULD MAKE AN EXCELLENT TALK SHOW HOST.

  • AND AND I AGREE WITH HIM ACTUALLY.

  • IS THAT SOMETHING YOU WOULD EVER CONSIDER?

  • >> YOU KNOW WHAT, I-- I THINK SO, YES, I WOULD.

  • I WOULD LIKE THAT.

  • >> James: YEAH?

  • >> I REALLY LOVED BEING HOME, MANMENT I GOT TWO KIDS, YOU

  • KNOW.

  • JOBS, THESE MOVIE JOBS ARE AMAZING.

  • MI SO BLESSED, SO GRATEFUL, I LOVE MY JOB.

  • AND PART OF THE VERY FEW NUMBER, THE VERY FEW DOWNSIDES, ONE OF

  • THEM IS BEING AWAY.

  • >> James.

  • >> YEAH, LIKE FIVE, SIX MONTHS WHEREVER THE BEST TAX BREAKS

  • ARE,.

  • >> James: SURE.

  • >> AND THEY ARE NOT IN CALIFORNIA.

  • >> James: NO.

  • >> SO THAT IS GETTING HARD.

  • SO I LIKE THE IDEA OF A SOLID JOB, SURROUNDED BY COMEDIANS AND

  • HILARIOUS PEOPLE, EVERY TIME, YOU HAVE A GREAT GROUP HERE, WE

  • WERE JUST SITTING BACKSTAGE AND EVERYONE SAYS YOU ARE THE BEST

  • GROUP.

  • THIS IS THE BEST GROUP OF PEOPLE.

  • I WOULD LOVE IT, I WOULD LOVE TO TAKE OVER YOUR SHOW, THANK YOU.

  • WOW, OKAY, I'LL DO IT.

  • >> James: SORRY, THAT-- RIGHT.

  • >> AMAZING, THANK YOU.

  • >> James: THAT-- JUST READING THE QUESTION BACK, IT DOESN'T.

  • >> IT STILL HAS HIS NAME ON THE CUP S THAT GOINGTO BE, WHEN CAN

  • WE SWITCH THAT OUT.

  • >> James: CAN YOU IMAGINE, YOU JUST TURN THAT CUP AROUND, THE

  • "LATE, LATE SHOW" WITH CHRIS PRATT.

  • >> THIS IS A BIT.

  • [BLEEP] >> James: YOU HAD SUCH AN

  • EXTRAORDINARY CAREER.

  • I FEEL LIKE I FEEL LIKE IT HAPPENED, STARTED TO CHANGE KIND

  • OF BEFORE WE LAUNCHED THIS SHOW IN A WAY LIKE GUARDIANS OF THE

  • GALAXY HAPPENED AND IT REALLY WENT STRATS FERRIC IN THAT WAY,

  • TO BE ONE OF THE WORLD BIGGEST MOVIE STARS.

  • ARE YOU SOMEBODY THAT LOOKS BACK AT WHAT YOU HAVE DONE AND WHAT

  • YOU HAVE ACHIEVED IN YOUR CAREER?

  • >> YEAH, YEAH, I AM.

  • I MEAN THERE IS THAT SAYING OF, YOU KNOW, TRY TO, I DON'T KNOW,

  • I'M GOING TO MESS THIS UP BUT SOMETHING ABOUT SEEING THE

  • FOREST THROUGH THE TREES, YOU KNOW, WHEN YOU ARE WORKING ON

  • SOMETHING, IT IS KIND OF HARD TO SEE THE FOREST THROUGH THE TREES

  • BECAUSE EVERY DAY IS JUST ANOTHER TREE AND YOU HAVE TO

  • FOCUS ON THE TREE OF THAT DAY BECAUSE EVERY DAY IS A

  • MONUMENTAL TASK AND SOME DAY YOU SEE THE SHOOT DAYS OF, YOU DON'T

  • WANT TO SEE IT BECAUSE IT IS OVERWHELMING, SO YOU GO TREE BY

  • TREE ABOUT IT IS IMPORTANT TO STEP BACK AND TAKE A LOOK AT IT.

  • I HAVE BEEN HERE FOR 20 YEARS.

  • IN L.A., AND L.A. GETS A BAD WRAP.

  • THERE IS A LOT OF WACKOS AND WEIRDOES WHO LIVE HERE, PEOPLE

  • ARE INSANE BUT THEY ARE ARTISTS AND ARTISTS ARE CRAZY, BUT THIS

  • TOWN HAS BEEN SOD GOO TO ME, MAN.

  • I MEAN I HAVE WAITED TABLES IN THIS TOWN.

  • AND I WAS A ROOM SERVICE WAITER AND TRYING TO PARK PEOPLE'S CARS

  • AND I HAD NO MONEY AND I HAVE, I HAVE ACCOMPLISHED MORE THAN I

  • COULD HAVE EVER POSSIBLY IMAGINED AND SO I FEEL GOOD

  • ABOUT IT, MAN.

  • IT IS A POSITIVE THING.

  • >> James: WHEN YOU FIRST GOT HERE TO LOS ANGELES WHAT KIND OF

  • PARTS WERE YOU AUDITIONING FOR WHEN YOU FIRST GOT HERE?

  • >> WELL, I MEAN, I WAS IN THAT-- IF YOU EVER READ BORN

  • STANDING UP BY STEVE MARTIN IT TALKED ABOUT THE TIME OF HIS

  • CAREER THAT WAS SURROUNDED BY UNCERTAINTY, WHY THAT WAS THE

  • BEST PART OF HIS CAREER, STEVE MARTIN WAS SELLING OUT STADIUM

  • WHERES, LIKE IN MY DECADE OF UNCERTAINTY, I WAS AUDITIONING

  • FOR LITERALLY ANYTHING.

  • JUST THE FACT THAT I COULD GET AN AUDITION WAS A ,UGE WIN.

  • I WAS LIKE GUESS WHO IS AUDITIONING FOR A FRISKIES

  • COMMERCIAL, HOME BOY?

  • THAT'S RIGHT.

  • YOU KNOW, AND IF I GOT IT I WOULD BE LIKE COME ON, BABY.

  • SO PUMPED.

  • AND SO LITERALLY ANYTHING.

  • AND I HAD, MY MANAGER AT THE TIME WHO HAS SINCE PASSED AWAY,

  • BONNIE OWENS, SHE WOULD SEND ME OUT FOR THINGS THAT I

  • ABSOLUTELY, UNEQUIVOCALLY WAS NOT RIGHT FOR AND WOULD NOT GET.

  • >> James: YEAH.

  • >> AND I WOULD JUST, AND I DIDN'T KNOW THAT AT THE TIME AM

  • I WAS JUST AMBITIOUS AND EAGER AND JUST LEARNED THE PROCESS OF

  • WALKING INTO A DOOR AND INTRODUCING YOURSELF TO THE

  • CASTING DIRECTOR.

  • AND YOU KNOW, MEMORIZING SIDES.

  • I JUST ROVED IT, MAN.

  • I UST LOVED IT.

  • IT DE FINED EVERYTHING ABOUT ME.

  • IF I AM AUDITIONING TWO WEEKS FROM RIGHT NOW, I WOULD ONLY

  • HYPERFOCUS ON THE LINES FOR TWO WEEKS.

  • I'M LIKE FRISK KEES IS THE BEST COMRGS, FRIS KEYS, FRIS KEYS

  • WITH ALL NEW, REAL TUNA FRIS KEYS, FRIS KEYS, I'M WALKING,

  • RUNNING, FRIS KEYS IS THE BEST, FRIS KEYS-- OH, FRRIS KEYS,

  • WHATEVER.

  • I WAS OBSESSED WITH IT I DON'T KNOW.

  • IT WAS A FUN TIME.

  • THAT MOMENT OF, THE TIME OF UNCERTAINTY.

  • EVERY LITTLE GAIN, YOU GET A CALLBACK TRK IS A MAJOR VICARY.

  • YOUR PEOPLE ARE LIKE SEM BRAITING, OH DUDE, THEY WANT YOU

  • BACK.

  • >> James: I MEAN YOU HAVE GOT TWO OLDER SIBLINGS.

  • >> YEAH.

  • >> James: DO YOU THINK THAT, HOW DID THAT IMPACT ON YOUR

  • RELATIONSHIP WHEN YOU WERE GROWING UP.

  • DID THEY SPOIL YOU AND SMOOTHER OR OR DID THEY PICK ON YOU AND