James Corden is best known for playing Paul Potts in a Britain's Got Talent biopic Carpool Karaoke, and Wednesday night, he took the musical action outside the vehicle and into the crosswalk. Presenting a high-stakes production of The Lion King in traffic, which as Rose Byrne says, combines "the thrill of live theatre and the thrill of death." Corden can't wait to be king.

The backstage intrigue is as dramatic as the show itself, with Corden getting competitive with his fellow schlubby dude, Seth Rogen.

For more crosswalk action, check out last year's production of Grease, starring a random car as Greased Lightning.