Mammals release date and first look at James Corden in Amazon Prime Video comedy series

A first look at James Corden in new Prime Video comedy series Mammals has been revealed.


The six-part series has been written by two-time Olivier and Tony Award-winning Jez Butterworth (Jerusalem, The Ferryman, Spectre, Ford v Ferrari).

A teaser shares: “In this darkly comedic drama, revelations and secrets come to light as the complexity of modern marriage and fidelity are exposed. In a world of eight billion, what happens after we’ve found ‘the one’? Can we stay true to the promises we strive to keep when, after all, aren’t we all just Mammals?”

Mammals: L-R - Jamie Buckingham (James Corden), Jeff Wilson (Colin Morgan)
Mammals: L-R – Jamie Buckingham (James Corden), Jeff Wilson (Colin Morgan)

The all star cast will feature Tony, Emmy and BAFTA Award-winner James Corden (The Late Late Show, Gavin & Stacey), twice Oscar and BAFTA-nominated Sally Hawkins (Paddington, The Shape of Water), Melia Kreiling (Filthy Rich), Colin Morgan (Humans), Henry Lloyd- Hughes (Killing Eve) and Samuel Anderson (Witless).

Writer Jez Butterworth describes the series as a “relationship drama but also a whodunit.”

The series will be released exclusively on Prime Video on Friday, 11 November 2022.

For now, you can watch the trailer below…


He shared: “A good marriage is the most magical thing. In a world of eight billion, you’ve found the one who gets you, ignites your body and soul.

“Who allows you to grow and flourish. Who gives you the spark, the confidence to become you. You’re also never going to have sex with anyone else, ever, and then you’re going to die, and be dead forever.”

He continues: “James Corden is the only ten-time Emmy winning chat show host to also win the Tony Award for Best Actor. His performance in One Man Two Governors was like seeing Mickey Rooney, Terry-Thomas and The Marx Brothers rolled into one.

“His Smithy in Gavin and Stacey is for the ages – he took a needy, big-hearted mess of a supporting character and made it iconic. But neither is a patch on his Sea Monster in The Late Late Show ‘Shape of Water’ sketch with Sally Hawkins. Google it.”


“I am jubilant to be working with Sally again, and Colin Morgan too,” added Butterworth. “Alongside the astonishingly talented Melia Kreiling, they make a team of world class story-tellers.”

Directed by Stephanie Laing (Made for Love, Physical) and produced by Street Hassle in association with Vertigo Films and Fulwell 73, the series will launch exclusively on Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories.