tv Jimmy Kimmel Live ABC December 14, 2015 10:35pm-11:37pm CST
and now abc's "jimmy kimmel live." >> announcerfrom hollywood it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight from "star wars: the force awakens," oscar isaac, american ballet theatre principal l dancer mty copeland, and music from jeff lynne's elo with cleto and the cletones. and now, let's get to it -- here's jimmy kimmel!
>> jimmy: welcome. i'm jimmy. i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching. thanks to all of you for coming. excuse me. the streets are closed for blocks around. i'm dying. i've had a -- i've had a cough for like 19 days now. here, let me cough on you guys. excuse me. this is so unprofesonal. i really apologize. especially on "star wars" night should not be happening. this is a very special night in our neighborhood. you can see all the storm troopers flooding the streets tonight. the world premiere of "star wars: the force awakens." the stars are starting to arrive. i saw chewbacca at dry bar this
his hair was perfect. it's crazy out there. let's go live now to hollywood boulevard where guillermo is -- oh, look. [ cheers and applause ] guillermo is dressed as r dos d dos? >> rtoritos! >> jimmy: you're a big star wars fan? >> guillermo: not really. >> jimmy: look, behind you there's bb8 going down the red carpet. >> guillermo: wow, that's great, jimmy. >> jimmy: grab him and throw him into the crowd. >> guillermo: you sure? >> jimmy: no, i'm not slur. so guillermo, tell us what's going on right now, what's >> guillermo: we're here at the world premiere of star --? i know that part, yeah. >> guillermo: we're here with all the fans from the movie.
in front of you? >> guiuillermo: -- what are your names, guys? >> jimmy: no, i don't want their when do you know what they're called, the group of guys? >> guiermo: star troopers. >> jimmy: you can see we really sent the right guy out to the red carpet. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: so i kno there are a lot of fans out there in the stands in costume. and i was thinking maybe it would be fun if you found the st 1s 1sones and we have a costume contest. >> guillermo: sure. >> jimmy: not right now, we'll check back with you. you find them and may the force be with you, guillermo. >> guillermo: may the force be with you. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: unless you've been living under a rock you know "star wars" comes out evewhere on friday although they've been running a big ad campaign under rocks. so even those people who live
"star wars" is everywhere. they're predicting the film could gross more than $2 billn. the united states just promised $800 million as part of the press agreement to fight climate change. which means we're snding more than twices much to see "star wars," a as wear to save the actual world. fa have been camped outside for weeks. to see the first screening of the fi. they're saying it could be the biggest and worst-smelling hollywood premiere of all-time. imagine 300 "star wars" fans who haven't bathed in days crammed into a windowless theater. this is why darth vader breathes through a filter. betweeblack friday and "star wars" we could set the record for most americans to sleep on the sidewalk over a three-week period ever this year. the product tie-ins are unprecedented. for instance, these are "star wars" apples. i don't know what makes them
they have "star wars" on the bag. but they are. these are "star wars" cheese-its. this is "star wars" soup. this is what darth vader would make when he had luke for the weekend. this is "star wars" go gurt. it glows in the dark? does this glow in the dark? it would make for a terrifying visit to the bathroom in the mile of the night. they even have "star wars" coffee mate, a limited edition of coffee mate. it's like "star wars" meets starbucks. what is with -- it's crazy. does anyone even eat in the tar wars" movies? yoda once ate a beef stick. jabba the hutt ate a frog. that's about it. "star wars" apples. kids really are dumb, that's the message there. sorry, i didn't realize there were kids in the audience. one of the stars of "the force
gurt, t great actor oscar isc is with us. [ cheers and applause ] the most famous ballerina in all the land missy copeland is here with us. [ cheers and applause ] from jefff lynne's elo. donald trump is going to be here. today donald trump as promised releemsed a statement from his doctor about his health. he told us that his medical records would show "perfection." and what do you know. they did. this is the statement that was bornstein. to whom it may concern i have been the personal fit for donald trump, blah, blah, blah. please report he has no significant mental problems. he said trump's "physical strength and stamina" are extraordinary. and his blood pressure is "astonishingly excellent." and he finishes by saying, if elected mr. trump i could state unquestion ofcally will be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency. how can he say that?
presidents? this is like a medical evaluation of kim jong-un. there you go even donald trump's health is better than everyone else's. you know, in iowa donald trump is now -- now trails ted cruz by 10 points. but he still leads in the new national poll. these two, tedruz and donald trump, have been going back and forth. ted cruz has so far been careful not to say anything about donald trump. but some audio was released last week of cruz questioning trump's judgment at a private fund raiser. donald didot like that and on "fox news sunday" he said ted cruz acts like a little bit of a mine yak. that isn't the pot calling the kettle black and then demanding to see its birth certificate i don't know what is. trump was on a lot of the shows this weekend. he sat down with chriswallace, he defended his plan to ban muslims om entering the country and cleared some things up. >> you say this is going to be temporary until we figure out in your words quouote what the hell is going on?
they've got to help us -- >> you call our leaders in washington losers. >> i didn't say losers, i said they're stupid. >> okay. >> okay? >> jimmy: glad he cleared that up. really. year for the u.s. postal service. rememberer them? today's the day you walk in the post office and they go, well, well, well. look who's back. oh, you need priority mail? we'll get right onnthat. the post office is expected to ship about 600 million pieces of mail today alone. they ship an estimated 15.5 billion pieces of mail over the holidays. mail men work very hard this time of year delivering cards and catalogs. 99% of which we throw out immediately. when you think about it, being a man, except instead of taking the trash away, you're bringing it to the houses. one truck really should just follow thehe other.
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[ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: whehen we come back guillermo's on the red carpet rounding up costumed fans. our friend yehya is here with the first official review of "the force awakens." we'll be right back with that. [ cheers and applause ] [barks] are those... you there... stormtroopers! halt! turn here. go go! follow them! bb-8! beep, beep! this way! where'd they go? they went that way! that way, they went that way! i can't believe that worked! of course it worked!
showed up in coume. let's go t to guillermo. how's it going out there? >> guillermo: it's great, jimmy. >> jimmy: have you seen anything interesting since we left you? >> guillermo: a lot of people i'm going to show to you right now. >> jimmy: i asked gee conveyor mow to find the best costumes. we're going too giv a prize to whoever has the best one. introduce us to your first costumed contestant. look at your arms. oh, all right. hey, where'd you get the jacket? >> that's top secret. >> jimmy: okay. what is your name? >> brandon jackson. >> jimmy: and did you make that jacket yourself? or that is s somethingou could purchase? >> once again, that's top secret. >> jimmy: all right. he will not win. all right, let's meet our next costumed contestant, guillermo. the next costumed contestant is? that's a pretty good looking ouit you have there. >> thank you.
>> yes. except for the staff. my friend gregor helped me out and it's awesome. >> jimmy: it's good to have a friend gregor, sthit?isn't it? >> jimmy: yes. >> maybe you'l'll getim the "e" for christmas. what is the name of your character? >> this is rey. >> jimmy: the star of the movie we think? >> yes. >> jimmy: although we don't know for sure. >> we will soon. >> jimmy: look at those scary guy in the background making phone calls. who else do we have there, guillermo? who else is in costume for our contest? >> hey, what's up? >> jimmy: wow. [ cheers and applause ] do you have like a garbage truck route? and you put a vest on or did you make that outfit? >> i made this outfit. >> jimmy: you did, sewed it yourself? >> with help from my shop. >> jimmy: what kind of shop do you have? >> props and costumes. >> jimmy: you make props and
>> part of a club, we make our own costumes and we voluntr. >> jimmy: does everyone dress as a fighter pilot? >> there's a whole group of us. >> jimmy: there's a whole group? >> oh, yeah. >> jimmy: i wonder why they picked you specifically to be in the contest. >> it's the beard. >> jimmy: probably the beard, all right. all right, guillermo. do we have any more? anyore contestants? ible we have 1 more contestant here. our friendly neighborhood spider-man. spider-man, are those chippers gloves you're wearing? >> yay clippers! >> jimmy: spider-man, i hope you don't take offense but you ar complete disaster. >> ha ha! >> jimmy: tuck in your mask or something for god's sake. >> i got no wardrobe department. >> jimmy: all right. we'll get you one, all right. let's look at contestants and make a determination. i don't think there's much question about it.
[ cheers and applause ] let's give himim his pris. very good prizes. cheese its, go gurt, et cetera. enjoy. have fun, guys. >> thank you! >> jimmy: thank you, guillermo. >> thank you, man. >> jimmy: this movie "star wars," probably the most-anticipated film of the decade. every prominent reviewer in the world has been tryg to see it to post the first for you. only one revi can be first and tonight with his exclusive take on "the force awakens" here's our friend yehya talking about the movie. >> hi, i'm talk about the movie "star war." "star war," that -- force -- warness. you know "star war" is like good movie.
come to the ground, dress like rabbit, people fight with the rabbit, one blue. this "star war," i got gigi abraham the director, very nice guy.y. got all the guy, the one like 30 year ago, markhamison. i got the black guy, you know this guy, american-african, i got picture of them. then i got the harson fork. he don't like take picture. he said no. take picture, like four time. helped, man, take the picture, leave me alone. >> it's true. all of it. >> then i don't know his name. he look to me like a all the people. the stone and come like this and this and this. for harrison ford, it's behind
shoeraxer. arrgggh! like he's mad. also the guy is like silver. gold i mean. i got picture with him too. c-3. like robbit machine, i don't know. the guy in "star war," the green guy, the shorter guy, yogur or something, good actor, he's short, green. his ear up like this. the move why is very, very, very good. "star war" have a lot of robot, have a lot of machine. people will run, gold, silver, like a monkey, everything in "star war." go watch the movie, good luck. like the guy monkey, arrggghhh! he's the one behind harrison ford.
>> jimmy: thank you, yehya. tonight music from elo, ballerina misty copeland is here. be right back with oscar isaac, stick around. >> dicky: portions of "jimmy kimmel live" are brought to you by kohl's.lping you fall asleep and stay asleep so youbody can heal as you rest. advil pm. for a healing night's sleep. innovative sonicare technology with up to 27% more brush movements versus oral b. get healthier gums in 2 weeks guaranteed. innovation and you. philips sonicare save when you buy the most loved
>> jimmy: tonight the principal dancer from the american b ballet misty is the one who taught guillermo and i to dance. our youth, this is their latest album, called "alone in the universe," jeflynne's elo from the samsung outdoor stage. tomorrow night john krasinski will bhere. we have an annual holiday prank war, and unfortunately for me, this year it continued. he pulled three different pranks on me t this yea we'll show that tomorrow. from espn chris fowler and kirk herbstreit will be with us, we'll have music from seal, and later this week ryan seacrest, giada de laurentis, gary clark jr., r. kelly and on wednesday night, donald trump will be here. allah willing. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: after this week, our first guest will no longer be known to a generation of kids as "that guy who sang in the coen brothers movie," he plays x-wi fighter pilot poe dameron in "star wars: the force awakens" it opens in theaters everywhere
oscar isaac. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: very good to have you here and toeet you, i'm a big fan of yours and i'm excited. are yo excited that you're in "star wars"? >> yeah, yeah, pretty excited, man. >> jimmymy: you ver know, you're a real serious actor. maybe you think, well, yeah, sure, it's a big thing. >> no, i'm very excited. very, very excited. last night me and my family walked along t tents, the four blocks right out here. and we even stopp in front of waiting already. just kind of hung out. >> jimmy: you know that's the last time you're going to be able to do that without getting swarmed by people? >> yeah, that's true. >> jimmy: how many family members do you have out here? >> jimmy: 15? >> we did a guatemala style, all in one car.
>> jimmy: are they all coming to the priere? >> they're right here. >> jimmy: they're here in the audience? >> yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: oh, wonderful. hi, family. [ cheers and applause ] is your uncle -- >> i brought my own guillermo. >> j jimmy: tt's nice of you to provide one. your uncle guillermo who is actually in the movie. how did this happen? >> that's the -- he, yes. huge, huge star warss fan. i think the thing with star wars, the other generations pass it on to the younger ones. >> jimmy: yes. >> love that obsession. so he definitely did that for us, me and my brother and my cousins. so when i was cast i told him. he almost passed out. he couldn't believe it. >> jimmy: yeah. >> and i told j.j. sxul all about him. he even made a figure. like an actn figure of me the day after i got cast. in the packaging with like a story behind it. >> jimmy: your uncle? or j.j.? >> my uncle did that.
makes action figures? >> yeah, yeah, yeah. jimmy: that's pretty good. >> yeah, yeyeah. i brought him to set and j.j. said, do you want to be in the movie? and helped, oh my god, yeah, are you serious? they got him in costume, t they put him in the movie. > jimmy:his is an exclusive. i think this is the first ever seen photograph of -- that's your uncle right there. [ cheers and applause ] wow, he's not going to be able to walk around either. he has a more prominent part than luke skywalker does in the that's exciting. how did you find out -- how did they contact you in the first did j.j. himself -- >> i got a call that gigi abraham wanted to meet with me. so he was in paris. what. ev though i know he was doing star wars. i flew to paris. i met him in an office with
they talked me tough the story. later that night we met in a
cafe in paris. and i said, is there any way i can read anything of the script? because they weren't doing that. they said all right. he handed he his iphone. i was sitting at midnight in this parisian cafe reading "star wars episode 7" in front of j.j. >> jimmy: on his phone. >> he sat there looking at me. i just went really quickly. it's great, great, really good. really -- yeah. yeah. very good. >> jimmy: that was the deal sealed then? you knew you had the part? >> no, i went back home. we kept talking. the part evolved a bit. and then a couple weeks later i went to london and read with john and daisy. and that night they c called me and gav me the part. >> jimmy: wow. and at that time -- are you able to tell anybody? >> yeah, they say you can't tell anyone. >> jimmy: right. holong did you have to keep that quiet? >> i was sposed to keep it quiet till now.
>> jim: oh. >> yeah. >>immy: you did not listen?
>> no, i told them yes very quicklkly. told them that night. >> jimmy: it was that night? >> that night i skyped them. >> jimmy: you have to give give your uncleime to get the action figure ready. >> exactly. >> jimmy: now i mentioned the go gurt before. there u are. >> i haven't seen the actual thing. >> jimmy: it't's an actor's dream to be on go gurt. it does seem like food of the future for sure. >> you can suck yogurt from my head. >> jimmy: that's a great pickup like by the way. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: ohoh, stop it. have you seen it? i don't think your uncle made this one. this is theoe damron -- what can you tell us about poe? >> he doesn't quite look so much like a cross between benicio del
>> jimmy: looks a little more like you? can you tell us anything he does in the movie or anything about his character? >> he's a pilot for the resistan. he believes in the force. he's committed to the resistance. he's their most daring pilot. he's very eager to prove -- >> jimmy: what kind of name is poe damron? >> it's a great star wars name. >> jimmy: it is a good d star war name. did younow that was your name? >> there's's a morgan damron who's j.j.'s assistant. >> jimmy: j.j. named your character after his assistant? >> the dron part, ye. >> jimmy: wow. that's better than a raise. >> yeah. [ laughter ] >> and she has a little moment in the movie. >> jimmy: not as big as your uncle's. >> not as big, no, no. yeah, everyry time we pass each other, we're like, damron. damron. >> jimmy: we're going to take a break. oscar isaac! "star wars: the force awakens" opens in theaters on friday.
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>> jimmy: we're back with oscar isaac, "the "star wars": the force awakens" opens friday. people drive you crazy asking questions about what happens? >> yes. >> jimmy: are you looking forward to the movie opening so they stop asking you estions? >> i am, we can talk about other things now. >> jimmy: actually it might be the other way. now there might be more questions. >> yeah. >> jimmy: it's not like people ever really stop talking about
they'll ask me about trusters and buttons inn the cockpit. >> jimmy: you know about that stuff? >> yeah, yeah, i do, actually. >> jimmy: good, all right. >> the day i got to set they had a blueprint of the cockpit with like a numerical sequence for how to start up the x wing and which buttons h have been used in other movies. those buttons were already assigned to other things. and which buttons were free for my imagination to work. >> jimmy: you decide which buttons. >> i did a lot of this one up here. >> jimmy: take a look at this. i want to show you this frorom 1977. this is the original "star wars" film opened in the same theater that you're going to tonight to see the premiere, the chise theaterr acros the street. you see people are pretty excited bit back then too, even though the movie hadn't come out yet. >> that's crazy. >> jimmy: it is really a crazy thing to be a part of. >> it really is. >> jimmy: you were a musician before you started acting? >> yeah, i was in south florida, that's what i was doing. >> jimmy: in a ska band? >> in a few, yeah.
>> petrified frogs. there was closet heterosexuals. yeah. >> jimmy: were they successful? >> the worms. >> jimmy: the worms? >> yeah, the worms. >> jimmy: worms is a good name. >> the blinky underdogs as well, who happened to open. >> jimmy: you opened for our announcer dicky barrett and his mighty mighty bosstones. [ cheers and applause ] >> opened is a little bit of a stretch. >> jimmy: why? >> because we played at a -- on a stage in a festival probably like five hours before them. >> jimmy: oh. >>ut on the resume -- i don't know who opened for who, really. >> jimmy: really in a way, it could go the other way. dicky opened for you tonight. that's justice. [ [ cheers a applause ] >> congts. >> dicky: thank you very much. >> jimmy: it's great to see you,
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[ cheersnd applause ] >> jimmy: still to come, music from elo. our next guest has more talent in her ten powerful toes than most of us have in our 11 or even 12 toes. she is the principal dancer of the american ballet theatre. you can see her through december 20th in "the nutcrackerer" at e segerstrom center in orange county and she's the subject of the documentary "a ballerina's tale," please say hello to [ cheers and applause ] in l.a. you're from l.a. >> it's nice to be home. >> jimmy: you've found great success in new york so people assume that's where you're from.
>> jimmy: aren't they namin an area aiv after you there? yeah. >> jimmy: what are they naming? a square or something? >> a square. down the street fromhere my oldest sister lives. they're painting this mural with like three massive mist whys iveive misties on the side of a building and i feel so bad for her. >> jimmy: why? >> she gets to look at that every day. >> jimmy: i bet she'll be happy to look at i it every day. i'm going to do a quick summary. you started out -- you're not an upper or admit-class kid, you were disadvantaged, you did not start dancing until you were 13 years old whichch a apparently is very late for ballet.. you started dancing and you won awards and scholarships. now you've become the priipal dancer at the american ballet theater. [ cheers and applause ] which is a big, big deal. not only is that a big deal you're the first female
>> jimmy: and you've inspired many, many young girls to get into ballet dancing. and on top of it really brought a lot of attention to the art form, which was really kind of fading? is it true, is it correct to say you've saved ballet? >> i would not say that. you can say that. >> jimmy: dyou feel like -- guillermo and i saved ballet, when we danced with you back in brooklyn? >> something like that. or scared it. >> jimmy: were we better or woe than y youhought we were going to be dancing-wise? >> a combination. you know, guillermo's commitment was -- interesting >> jimmy: yes. >> your natural physique, which i've told you, really surprised me. >> jimmy: in a good way? >> in a good way. >> jimmy: yes, yes. >> all the dancers at abt who watched the segmen they were
see that, gulermo, everyone was impressed with my legs. >> guillermo: can i tell her something? you don't have to lie to him, you can come back to the show any time. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: he's been working on that one since ococtober. we have a clip. let's look at what we did together. >> we're going to start with the very first stephat the swans do in the second act. five, six, seven, eight -- you have to move so he doesn't crush you. i'm extremely nervous about this performance for them. my hope is thahat they don't fall and hurt themselves. okay, i don't think we're going to get any farther with that stuff. >> i think we're ready to dance. >> guillermo: i think i'm ready for dinner. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: so we finished with a big dance numb. and i have to tell you, when we did dance and all of a suen it
nervous, i was nervous i was going to trample one of the dancers. does that happen? are there accidents? i know there are injuries. are there collisions and whatnot? >> ye, i mean, that's the amazing thing about live theater. is that you're going to get whatever is happening in the moment. and whatever the audience is feeding you, you're going to react to that as well. but yes. >> jimmy: you've seen it happen? >> i've been a part of it many times and i've seen it happen. i think it's one my favorite things about live theater is seeing those things happen. >> jimmy: is there one in particular that stands out to you? >> yes. there was one moment in the ballet, human vaations, a george ballanchine, made for american ballet theater, you would know. >> jimmy: you don't have to tell me, yes. >> i was with another soloistst couple, we were doing these turns towards each other, me and another girl. we were dipped by ourartners
we literally had to beulled apart. we were center stage. and the principal couple was coming forward. we were like, oh my god, oh my god! >> jimmy: like elk fighting in the woods, wow. that pretty crazy. and does the audience laugh? or do people get angry?y? >> i don't't know i they realized whwhat was gng on. you try your best to make it look graceful and like it's supposed to be happening. you just keep a s smile on your face. >> jimmy: are you graceful in everything? brushing your teeth? is it just a beautiful thing? >> no, nono. i'm very clumsy i would say. >> jimmy: you are very clumsy, really? >> yeah. >> jimmy: are you very flexible, though, yes? >> yeah, that too. maybe that's why i'm so clumsy. >> jimmy: is that natural? orit a combinaon of working on it too? >> it's a combination. i think that's why ballet was so easy for me is that my body was very loose and flexible. and i think i must have been
realized how flexible i was. i remember i woke up -- i'd never danced before. i had no training. i woke up one morning stretching my arms. and they weren't all the way over. i was holding my hands. i remember thinking, what just happened? i woke my mom up, look what i can do, look what i can do? she's like, that's weird. >> jimmy: this is like how spider-man got started. >> years later i think being a swan in "swan lake," having flexible shoulders helps. >> jimmy: can you still do that thing? >> i've never done it before -- yes, i can still do it. >> jimmy: you can, okay. will you do it? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: wow. that's good. [ cheers a applause ] >> jimmy: who knew that would come in handy? do you feel like you would be great at any kind of dancing? like were you involved in ballroom dancing or some other kind? >> i was always really drawn to
i don't know if i would have been this natural at every time of movement. but i think that athletics just run in my family. like we're all pretty natural with movement and athletics. like my cavs, all of the copelands have them. we call them the copeland calves. >> jimmy: thank goodness for the copeland calves. you're doing a limited run performance here in san pedro, in that aa in orange county? >> american ballet theater, yes. >> jimimmy: theocumentary is very, very interesting. misty copeland, everybody. "the nutcracker" runs through december 20th. "a ballerina's tale" is in theaters and on amazon and itune thank you for coming, misty. be right back withh jeff lynne's elo! >> announcer: : the jimmkimmel
see it all. >> dickyky: the "jimmy kimmel live" concecert serieis presented by samsung. >> jimmy: i'd like to thank oscar isaac, misty copeland and apologize to matt damon we ran out of time. "nightline" is next but first this is their album "alone in the universe", here with the song "when i was a boy," jeff lynne's elo! when i was a boy i had a dream all about the things i'd d like to soon as i was in my bed