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mary's college. the golden gloebs right here january 8th and he was rennie in "house of cards." >> oh. >> congrats to him. and in state native. i like that. >> get ready. yes. exactly. on thursday we get the wind and rain and by saturday, sunday, low 30s and 50s for highs. going to feel like winter. >> we're ready. >> that's going to do it for us tonight. hope to you see tomorrow. bye. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests -- bryan cranston, hailee steinfeld,
musical guest onerepublic. and featuring the legendary roots crew. >> questlove: 589! >> steve: and now, here he is, jimmy fallon! ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, hi, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] hello! hi. welcome, everybody. welcome, welcome, welcome, welcome, welcome to -- [ cheers and applause ] "the tonight show." this is it, baby. you made it. [ cheers and applause ] you're here. thank you so much. i'm your host, jimmy fallon. you guys, bryan cranston is on
the show tonight. [ cheers and applause ] he is starring in the new movie," why him?" and believe it or not, it's actually not about the election. [ laughter ] a huge political story here. according to "the washington post," the cia found that russia interfered in the election to help donald trump win the presidency. [ audience oohs ] experts say this is the biggest scandal america's faced for decades and the biggest scandal trump's faced since friday. [ laughter ] yeah. [ cheers and applause ] that's right. they're saying russia interfered with the election. of course, russia faced several obstacles in helping trump win, namely trump. [ laughter ] [ russian accent ] "like teaching bear to moonwalk, which i have done." of course, christmas is just a a couple of weeks away. oh, i love christmas. [ cheers and applause ] and experts say that one of this year's most popular
children's toys for the holidays is my little pony crystal empire castle. that's true. that's it right there if you want to see what it looks like. once again, this year's least popular toy is my little pony crystal meth rv. [ laughter ] i don't know why every year -- >> steve: every year, it's the least popular. [ applause ] >> jimmy: listen to this. the better business bureau just released a list of the top ten holiday scams to avoid. and get this. the list only cost me $200. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] i didn't get it yet. i didn't get it yet, but i'm -- the guy told me meet him on the corner and he's gonna give it to me. [ laughter ] a little controversy here, you guys. little controversy. [ laughter ] little controversy here, guys. the -- the hallmark channel is coming under fire for having mostly white actors as the stars of their christmas movies. then hallmark said, "that's not true.
none of the actors in our movies are stars." [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] come on. i remember that -- i remember him. he played the guy. i remember. this is pretty amazing. apparently, an uber driver just set the company's record for longest ride by driving a a passenger 400 miles from virginia to brooklyn. afterwards, the driver said, "thanks for letting me share my life story. i feel like we really bonded." and the passenger said, "i'm sorry, did you say something? i was just listening --" [ applause ] some big sports news. the nfl just announced that there will be four regular season games in london next year. [ cheers ] people in london are psyched. in fact, one fan's already wearing her beer crown. and then -- she's very excited. [ laughter and applause ] "tailgate anyone?" and finally, this was very cute. a park in japan dressed up six penguins in santa claus outfits for an annual christmas march. take a look at this.
[ audience aws ] [ bell ringing ] >> jimmy: when asked where they were going, the penguins said, "santa con, bro!" [ cheers and applause ] we have a great show tonight. give it up for the roots! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, welcome. welcome, welcome, wow. look at this beautiful set. isn't it very festive? this is the holidays. it's our first day of the holidays. lot of balls. [ cheers and applause ] lot of balls. beautiful. welcome to the show, everybody. hey, guys, matthew mcconaughey is going to be on the show next week and i wanted to do this fun thing with him but i'm going to need your help. it's called kid theater. so if you have a kid between the ages of five and ten, i want you to have them write a a story with the title "gold." okay? that's the name of matthew's new movie.
now, it's important that you don't tell them what the actual movie is about. anyway, have them write a short scene, one or two pages, with two characters talking to each other. and just give them the title "gold," and let their imagination do the rest. when they're done, just take a a photo of their script or scan it and e-mail it to email@example.com. we're going to choose our favorites and matthew and i will act them out on our show. it's going to be fun. [ cheers and applause ] "gold." >> steve: "gold." >> jimmy: guys, it is monday. we're very happy to be back. we have a big week of shows coming up. tomorrow night, academy award-nominated actor michael fassbender will be here. [ cheers and applause ] we're gonna do something fun with him. plus we have music from niall horan, everybody. oh, yeah, big deal. [ cheers and applause ] then later this week, arnold schwarzenegger will be here. casey affleck. [ cheers ] and reese witherspoon will be joining us. [ cheers and applause ] then we'll have great performances from childish gambino and solange. [ cheers and applause ]
it's a big week. but first, we have a great show tonight. this morning, the nominations for the golden globe awards came out. it's a big deal because i'm hosting. >> steve: what? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: yeah. january 8th. >> steve: when is it? >> jimmy: january 8th, here at nbc, 8:00. yeah. >> steve: 8:00. >> jimmy: everyone's invited. yeah. it's gonna be fun. but anyways, it's a big deal. wait -- you'll hear. you'll get why it's a big deal on the show tonight, because earlier today, this gentleman got nominated for a a golden globe award. he's starring in the new film "why him?" bryan cranston is here. >> steve: yeah! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: got nominated this morning. >> steve: this morning! come on! >> jimmy: we love that guy. love that guy. >> steve: he's a delight!. >> jimmy: i'm going to catch up with bryan cranston and then we're going to do something fun later in the show, maybe show an old show that we did together. >> steve: really? >> jimmy: years ago. it's really funny. plus, she was also nominated for a golden globe award this morning. >> steve: wow. >> jimmy: this is true.
for her role in the new movie "the edge of seventeen." hailee steinfeld is dropping by. [ cheers and applause ] she's hitting homers, man. she's fantastic. >> steve: two golden globers! >> jimmy: she's great. then we have great, great music. guys -- onerepublic is here! >> steve: yeah! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: "oh, my, my!" inside, it's got different photos of the band in different situations. [ laughter ] this is when they were trapped behind guitar strings. >> steve: oh, that was awful. >> jimmy: scary time, but we got through it. "oh my my" is the name. do you want to hear a little bit of their jam? let's -- "let's hurt tonight," which is not -- ♪ let's hurt tonight i got the spice of life let's hurt tonight got the spice of life ♪ ♪ that's not it. >> steve: that's not that song? >> jimmy: no, this is a -- it's more contemporary. it's not that song. [ light laughter ]
>> steve: i thought it was that song. >> jimmy: what's that? >> steve: i thought it was that song, but it's not. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: you -- you thought it was a song -- ♪ let's hurt tonight your the spice of life my love my love all right ♪ ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, my, my. no. you just thought it was that. >> steve: boogie -- >> jimmy: that is not -- >> steve: it's not that one. >> jimmy: no. >> steve: oh, what is it? it's a great song, what song is it? >> jimmy: this is onerepublic. it's called "let's hurt tonight." here we go. ♪ ♪ i'll get the lights and you lock the door we ain't leaving -- ♪ >> jimmy: these guys know how to do it. these guys know how to do it. that's powerful. [ cheers and applause ] we love them. onerepublic is here, you guys! >> steve: yeah! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: "oh my my." >> steve: white vinyl! >> jimmy: nice vinyl there. and this is -- i know it sounds
like i'm making this up. so, hailee, bryan, both nominated for golden globes. >> steve: right. you're hosting the globes. >> jimmy: i'm hosting the golden globes, yeah. [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: january, 8:00, nbc. >> jimmy: stop saying that. january 8th, nbc, 8:00. [ light laughter ] the singer, ryan tedder, was also nominated for a a golden globe this morning for his song "faith" from the animated film "sing." so it is -- >> steve: whoa! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: a hat trick! >> steve: around the globe. >> jimmy: it's around the globe. congrats again. i love these guys. hey, guys, we have exactly ten shows left before we go on christmas break, which means that it is time for that beloved "tonight show" tradition. it's time for 12 days of christmas sweaters. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ twelve days of christmas sweaters ten days left ♪ ♪ >> jimmy: that's right. every show between now and christmas, we are giving one lucky audience member a one of
a kind christmas sweater from the countdown to christmas cabinet right here. [ cheers and applause ] and since there are ten shows left, let's open door number ten. whoa! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] wow. i don't know -- [ cheers and applause ] i don't -- it's like the different occupations of santa claus. he went through a couple phases of what his final outfit would look like. he went with the red one but he was a beggar for a little while. oh, wait. maybe -- sorry. maybe santa was a snowshoer. [ laughter ] yeah. that's what i'm talking about.
everyone wants this one now. now, let's see who's going home with tonight's sweater. everyone look at your seat number. [ cheers and applause ] look at your seat number. now, if i call your number, i need you to jump up and let me know where you are. quest, can i get a drum roll, please? [ drum roll ] i see it. everything good? thank you. 114. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] hi. ♪ you're here! hi! >> hi. >> jimmy: here you go. you can hold that. how are you? >> i'm good. how are you? >> jimmy: doing great. what is your name? >> kim. >> jimmy: kim. where are you from, kim? >> dallas. >> jimmy: kim from dallas. [ cheers and applause ] now, we love dallas. we love texas. it gets a little chilly sometimes in texas, right? >> not always, but sometimes. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: but once or twice a a year. you had that sweater. it's a beautiful sweater. you actually have a scarf as well so it must get chilly a a little bit.
but look at this guy. do you have anything like this at home? >> no, not quite. >> jimmy: you want to try this on? ♪ [ light laughter ] i don't want you to get cold. [ laughter ] oh, wow, wow, wow. this is beautiful. [ cheers and applause ] wow. that's fantastic. stylish, subtle. it's almost like you're not wearing a sweater. no one can even tell. that's how subtle it is. i love the way it looks. please, one more round of applause four our pal here. [ cheers and applause ] thank you, buddy. congratulations. i appreciate it, pal. we'll be right back with bryan cranston, everybody. more "tonight show." come on back! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪
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film, "why him?", which hits theaters friday, december 23rd. please welcome bryan cranston! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: that is it! that's what i'm talking about. >> goodness gracious. >> jimmy: stud. bryan cranston right there, ladies and gentlemen. [ cheers and applause ] welcome. >> thank you, thank you. >> jimmy: thank you for coming back to the show. >> oh, my pleasure. >> jimmy: you always look sharp. today, must -- was it exciting for you this morning? >> very exciting. >> jimmy: golden globe nom. >> yes. >> jimmy: come on, buddy. >> i know. >> jimmy: it's not your first nomination. you've been nominated, i think, probably six other times or seven other times but this is -- are you still excited? is it still fun? >> i never have thought about going into the acting profession to get nominated for anything. >> jimmy: right. >> so every time it happens it's been a -- what, really? whoa. that's great!
you know? >> jimmy: yeah, it's awesome, yeah. >> it's a nice surprise. >> jimmy: it's going to fun -- it's going to be a fun night. so i'm happy. >> yes! >> jimmy: i'm happy for you. >> and what's that date again? [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: it's january 8th. >> january 8th on nbc. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah. let me talk about this. because last time you were on the show we were talking about your book. >> oh, yeah. >> jimmy: "a life in parts." congratulations. since then, "new york times" best seller. hello! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ bang! >> yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: heisenberg, ooh, yeah. congrats on that, buddy. >> thank you. >> jimmy: but this is filled with fun stories. but here's what a fun guy i think that you are. you did something really cool that i never heard of anyone doing before. is this your idea or did you get it from someone else? do you know what i'm talking about? >> oh, yeah, yeah. no, i did a three week tour for the book and every day i was in a new city and going through airports. and i would catch my -- my book would catch my eye in the window. >> jimmy: you're like, "who's that handsome man?" >> i'd go, "what? oh, that's right!" and so i just -- on a whim, i just went in and bought one. and then took the receipt and kept the receipt in here and i wrote, "hey, thanks for looking at my book. this is for you."
something like that -- >> jimmy: yeah. >> and it's free, and here, here's the receipt. and just take it, walk out with it. so -- and then i would buy it and then i would just slip it back on to the thing. >> jimmy: you wouldn't even tell the bookstore? >> no, i wouldn't tell anybody. i would just like -- so somewhere in airports or any other bookstore that i happen to go into -- >> jimmy: yeah. >> there is a -- there is a a copy, if it hasn't been taken already -- >> jimmy: yeah. >> of the book. >> jimmy: so here's one, here's from -- >> oh. >> jimmy: here's from kenna, this on twitter. she said, "found this on the shelf at love field airport, so amazing, can't wait. is this real, bryan cranston?" >> oh, yeah. >> jimmy: and that's -- that's the book and that's what you wrote -- >> yeah. >> jimmy: and i zoomed in on there. here we go, here. [ cheers and applause ] keep the receipt. >> keep the receipt. >> jimmy: i love keep the receipt. >> well, if the receipt wasn't in there and someone's going -- >> jimmy: that's true. >> oh, "he said it's mine. so i'm just walking --" >> jimmy: that's true, yeah. >> "hey!" >> jimmy: there is a receipt, yeah. i just think that's a cool -- cool move. i would love to -- >> it's fun. it's fun. >> jimmy: i would love to see that, yeah. and there's so many -- >> well, you should write a a book. >> jimmy: no, no, no, i can -- >> why? >> jimmy: barely -- [ cheers and applause ]
>> right? >> jimmy: i would rather read them. i enjoy reading them. [ light laughter ] but no, i like hearing the fun stories, because it's odd jobs you had before you got into acting. and then acting stories and just -- he just kept -- it's just really great stories. one was that you used to marry people. you used to -- >> that's right. >> jimmy: officiate weddings? >> i was in -- after high school and before college, i spent a summer on catalina island, just working over there. and it's great and i befriended a guy named reverend bob, who is a minister with the universal life church. and one day, he came to me and he said, "you've got to help me out." "sure, what up?" and he goes, "i accidentally booked two weddings, same day, same time, different locations. you have to do one." and i thought, "bob, what are you talking about? i can't do that." and he goes, "no, you have to, you have to." "i can't do it." he goes, "it pays $175." "i'll do it." >> jimmy: i'll do it. yeah, exactly. [ laughter ] i'm there. where do i have to go? >> this is you know, in the late -- this is 1974, so $175 for a couple of hours.
and so, he put the certificate in, sent it off to the secretary of state, and i'm a a minister. and he said, "here, go to this address." and i went to the address, it was an airport, the van nuys airport back in l.a. and i met the wedding party. we got into a six-seater airplane and he said, "when we're over the hollywood sign, begin." now, the -- [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: i think it's cool. >> i'm in the front with the captain. >> jimmy: yeah. >> right? and the wedding party's behind me. and the roar of the engine was like -- [ mimicking engine noise ] so, i had to yell. it's like, "love each other!" >> jimmy: "what?" >> "yes! love each other, depend on the sanctity of love! >> jimmy: "i do!" >> "it will get you through!" >> jimmy: "thank you very much! so romantic!" >> "yes! in good times and in bad! in sickness and in health!" [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: "yeah, we heard you!" that's the best. >> the straining to --. >> jimmy: i think that's so memorable and cool.
>> i lost my voice. i was screaming so loud. >> jimmy: of course. and now they're probably like, "dude, walter white married us. dude, how fun is that?" >> what? >> jimmy: i know. i want to talk about this new comedy you have out called "why him?" >> yeah, yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: very, very funny movie. you, james franco, meagan mullally. who else? >> zoey deutch, yeah. keegan-michael key. >> jimmy: keegan-michael key is hilarious. >> yeah. >> jimmy: it's hilarious, and both you guys, i know james pretty well -- >> yeah. >> jimmy: he comes on the show and he's just got a great sense of humor. i can just see you guys -- >> it's fun. it's fun. >> jimmy: having fun together. yeah, exactly. >> midwest guy, loves his family. everything going well. the apple of his eye, his young daughter who's attending stanford, and she starts dating james franco. well, not james franco. but, james franco's character. >> jimmy: his character, yeah. it was like, yeah -- >> you know, even if it was james franco -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: wait a second. hold on a second. >> hold the phone on that. yeah. >> jimmy: it's a great premise. >> and they collide and there's a lot of testosterone and stupidity going on. >> jimmy: yeah, it's very, very funny. it's great for the holiday
weekend. i want to show everyone a clip, here's bryan cranston and james franco in "why him?" take a look at this. >> ned, on christmas day, i'm going to ask stephie to marry me and i'd really like your blessing. >> the answer is no. >> dude, i know i sprung this on you. my bad, okay? let's just back it up, all right? >> all right. >> why don't you give me a few days to win you over, okay? and by christmas morning, i promise you're going to be calling me son, i'm going to be calling you dad. >> don't think that's going to happen. >> well, i think it's gonna, dad. >> don't. >> dad, come on. >> don't call me "dad." >> don't call you "dad?" >> i'm not your dad. >> well, i mean, you're going to be my dad. >> no. no. >> what, dad? >> okay, now you're playing with me. >> all right. dad. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: don't call me dad. i love it. >> i know you are, but what am i? >> jimmy: that's my favorite. my favorite. every time you come on the show, i like to play a quick game with you called "cranst-in, cranst out."
>> oh god, i'm so bad at this. >> jimmy: no i know -- because -- no because, last time i switched it up, i made it cranst-in, cranst-out and fall-in, fall-out. >> yeah. >> jimmy: and it just got confusing. >> he starts saying, "fall-in." >> jimmy: yeah, and then i was like, "wait, no that's me." this is just "cranst-in, cranst-out." don't worry about me at all. [ light laughter ] >> i worry about you, though. >> jimmy: i know you do. you care about me. all right, ready? cranst-in or cranst-out -- caroling? >> cranst-in. >> jimmy: yeah. >> yeah. >> jimmy: for caroling? or hearing caroling? >> oh, i thought you said "carol." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that was 1974. it was a long night. eggnog -- cranst-in, cranst out? >> cranst-out. >> jimmy: whaaaat? >> eggnog? >> jimmy: oh, yeah. eggnog? >> how many people hate eggnog? [ cheers and applause ] how many people like eggnog? [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: how about -- do you know about coquito? >> a coquito? [ scattered applause ] is that like a -- >> jimmy: it's like a a puerto rican eggnog. >> oh, i'll try that.
>> jimmy: puerto rico? i think it's puerto rico. >> just get me a coquito. >> jimmy: just a little coquito, yeah. cranst-in, cranst-out -- matching holiday pajamas? >> cranst-in. >> jimmy: yeah, all right, good yeah. elf on the shelf. >> cranst-don't know. [ laughter ] cranst-unaware! [ laughter ] cranst-confused. >> jimmy: cranst-confused. cranst-confused. it's the new fake tradition. anyway, artificial christmas trees. >> cranst-out. >> jimmy: yeah. [ scattered cheers ] and finally-- getting nominated for a a golden globe award. >> oh, cranst-in! >> jimmy: oh, yeah that's what i'm talking about. [ cheers and applause ] bryan cranston, everybody! "why him?" opens friday december 23rd. more fun with bryan cranston when we come back. stick around, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ once i heard i was going to
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody. i'm hanging out with bryan cranston! [ cheers and applause ] his new movie, "why him?", opens in theaters on friday, december 23rd. now, bryan, a lot of people don't know this, but years ago you and i costarred on a tv show together. >> yeah. >> jimmy: do you remember? >> yeah, oh, yeah. yeah, i do. god, that was like -- what was that? 2003 or something? >> jimmy: yeah, it was 2003. it was called "canyon confessions." >> yeah. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: and we played two friends who were b.a.s.e. jumpers -- you know those guys who jump off cliffs and buildings for the thrill of it? >> yeah, our characters would confess things that was on their minds while they were freefalling mid-air. >> jimmy: yeah, i thought it was a pretty good show. i can't believe it got canceled. [ light laughter ] >> i can't believe it was picked up. >> jimmy: well, either way. we are very lucky.
we have a clip of it tonight. >> you're kidding me. >> jimmy: why would i kid you? [ cheers ] >> oh, my god. >> jimmy: take a look at a clip from the 2003 dramatic tv series, right there, "canyon confessions." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> whoa! >> jimmy: cowabunga, dude. this canyon is righteous. hey, man -- >> yeah? >> jimmy: since we're alone right now, i have to tell you something. >> what's up, me amigo? >> jimmy: i don't know how to say this, but the other night when we were playing board games, i cheated in scrabble. "zark" isn't a word. i made it up. >> what? [ laughter ] you said it was a larva of a a zark fly. >> jimmy: i made that up too. a zark fly -- happy fall, by the way. >> yeah, it looks nice. >> jimmy: a zark fly isn't even a real insect.
>> that's not cool, spencer! i got a tattoo of a zark fly on my calf. >> jimmy: i'm sorry. i feel awful. do you forgive me? >> of course. we're best friends, man. [ cheers and applause ] >> wow. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: do you remember that? it really holds up, doesn't it? >> you know, i guess it really does. >> jimmy: we actually have another -- i'm sorry i'm out of breath. it was so exciting -- [ laughter ] >> so exciting. >> jimmy: so exciting to watch that. and i just remember filming that. we were really doing it. >> i know. we were free falling. >> jimmy: we have another clip. >> you do not! >> jimmy: i swear we do. [ cheers ] this one is -- it's pretty interesting. take a look at this. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
>> jimmy: whoa! >> whoa! waterfall! let's do this! i mean, let's keep doing this! >> jimmy: yeah, we're already mid-jump, man. wet and wild, bro. >> hey, compadre, mind if i get something off my chest? >> jimmy: go ahead, brother. >> okay. well, the other day when i was at your house, i stole your q-tips and then i replaced them with toothpicks so you wouldn't notice. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: that's why it hurts when i clean my ears. >> okay. well, look, i'm sorry, dude. >> jimmy: no problem, man. now, look, i just wish that -- i just wish that you had told me before i got a tattoo of a a q-tip on my midriff. >> no kidding. [ laughter ]
is it raining? >> jimmy: no, no, the waterfall is deeper on your side. >> oh, deeper over here on this side. i feel terrible. can we still be friends? >> jimmy: friends to the end! air hug? ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> i mean -- >> jimmy: the ratings were through the roof on that one. [ light laughter ] are you sweating? >> i'm sweating because i remember reliving -- it was like reliving it. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: we really are sweating a lot. >> it's like we were just doing it again. >> jimmy: yeah. >> but i can't believe that that was the last episode ever. >> jimmy: you must have forgotten about the holiday special. >> oh, my gosh. i did! i did forget! >> jimmy: there was a very special holiday episode where we jumped from the top of the rockefeller center christmas tree. [ cheers and applause ]
check this out. ♪ >> jimmy: whoa! >> whoa! merry christmas, bro. >> jimmy: merry christmas. look, i have to confess something, harper. i don't celebrate christmas. ♪ >> but -- but we've been -- you've been sending family christmas cards for 17 years. >> jimmy: that's not my family. [ laughter ] it's a fake family that comes with the picture frame. [ laughter ] ♪ >> it's hard. then whose -- whose kids am i buying presents for? >> jimmy: i don't know! i'm sorry. but i just feel like a weight's been lifted off my shoulder. >> yep.
hey. >> jimmy: yeah. >> it's the thought that counts. by the way, how tall is this tree? >> jimmy: whoa! mistletoe, dude! you know what to do. >> yeah. there's only one last thing for us to do, my friend. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ laughter ] >> jimmy: they don't make them like they used to. >> no. you can say that again. >> jimmy: happy holidays. bryan cranston, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] stick around. we'll be right back with more of "the tonight show." [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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>> jimmy: our next guest is an incredibly talented actress and performer. her latest single, "starving," went platinum over the weekend. and this morning, she was nominated for a golden globe award for her role in the movie "the edge of seventeen," in theaters now. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome hailee steinfeld! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: hailee, welcome back! >> thank you. >> jimmy: congrats on so many things. >> thank you. >> jimmy: i mean, platinum -- a a platinum record. >> yes. >> jimmy: and then a a golden globe award. >> i know, it's crazy. >> jimmy: you're getting every medal known to man. [ laughter ] congrats. i love "starving." it's great.
and then also you turned 20 years old? >> yes, i did. >> jimmy: happy birthday. this is big year -- [ cheers and applause ] this is a fun year. this is great. >> it's been quite a week. >> jimmy: a lot of stuff happening. >> yes. >> jimmy: did you do anything fun for your date of birthday, anything cool? >> i did, i went to disneyland. >> jimmy: oh, i love it. [ cheers ] >> which was so great. i know. i've been wanting to go for a a very long time and i went with my friends and family and i had the best time. >> jimmy: what was your favorite ride? did you have one? >> yeah, we road thunder mountain like three times, four times. >> jimmy: yeah, it's frightening. yeah, i love it. yeah, it's good. what he could -- i just saw that you did jingle ball. >> yes. >> jimmy: and then you -- >> madison square garden. >> jimmy: i mean, come on. >> i know. >> jimmy: the garden? >> i know. >> jimmy: see, i get nervous watching performers at the garden, because it's such a -- new york city, you know new york, just look at this crowd, if they don't like you -- [ cheers and applause ] >> it's -- >> jimmy: they're tough. tough, tough, tough crowd. >> it was amazing. i performed an acoustic version of "starving" and i sort of built in this breakdown where i would give the fans the opportunity to sort of sing the song. and seconds before i went on stage, i was fighting back tears for so many reasons.
but i started to think, like, no one knows this song. this is going to be awful. i'm gonna put the mic out and no one's going to say anything. >> jimmy: now you sing! >> oh, my god. there's nothing. but -- >> jimmy: no, you sing. >> yeah, that was like my biggest fear. i was literally five words into the song and they just started to carry it and it took my breath away. it was amazing. >> jimmy: how fun is that? and then you went on tour with meghan trainor. >> yes. >> jimmy: was that your first tour? >> it was my first tour ever. >> jimmy: did you get the tour bus and all that stuff? >> yes. >> jimmy: see, i would be excited about the tour bus. >> that was the number one thing i was most excited about. it took me -- >> jimmy: wow, how cool, i'm in a tour bus. >> always -- >> jimmy: bunk beds. >> yeah. >> jimmy: i love it, yeah. >> it took me solid 30 minutes to choose my bunk. >> jimmy: oh, really? >> yeah. >> jimmy: yeah. how long was it out -- how long were you away from home? >> well, it was probably like four days but it felt like forever -- >> jimmy: yeah, exactly, but still -- >> in the best way. it was a little over a month, maybe two months or so. >> jimmy: that's tough to be away from your life, living out of a bus. >> yeah. >> jimmy: did you -- did you -- did you say goodbye to your parents and just go, "hey, i'll see you guys in a couple" -- >> well, my mom came with me, which was awesome.
>> jimmy: that's the best. >> i would not have been able to get through it without her. >> jimmy: how about dad? >> my dad stayed back. but he is so awesome. he does this thing where he'll send my mom and i off with a a handwritten card -- whether we're gone for two days, two months, two weeks whatever. and he got way ahead of himself and wrote out a card for every city on the tour so that i had a card to open before every show. [ audience aws ] right? >> jimmy: what a good dad! oh my gosh. will you adopt me? i want to talk about your movie, "the edge of seventeen." rave reviews. i want to say it's 94% on rotten tomatoes. i don't know if you look at those things. but we do. it's crushing. it's sad, but it's really funny. and it's -- yeah. tough being a teenager, being a a 17-year-old. you're in this with woody harrelson, plays your history teacher. >> yeah. >> jimmy: and i could just tell -- well, he's an easy guy to get along with. he's super fun. >> oh, my goodness. he -- honestly, thank god we developed such a natural banter between the two of us, because i really feel like that came through on screen.
we had the best time together. he kept me on my toes the entire time. >> jimmy: you could tell you guys liked each other, because it's such a great rapport you guys have. but you were telling me that you guys broke a lot. like when you were in the scenes and laugh. >> there was a -- yes. there was one specific scene where, for whatever reason, that day, i don't know if it had just all just caught up to us in that moment, but we -- i have never seen a human's face more red in my life, he was laughing so hard -- >> jimmy: just catch your breath. >> and i was laughing so hard. it was the best thing, but also the worst thing, because you're like, we are making no progress here. >> jimmy: yeah. >> but we're having fun. >> jimmy: sometimes you got a a case of the giggles. i mean, i wouldn't know anything about that. [ light laughter ] but i do want to show, we actually have a little blooper reel. >> do you? >> jimmy: yeah, of you and woody and it's really, really cute. here's hailee steinfeld and woody harrelson struggling to keep it together on set of "the edge of seventeen." check this out. it's funny. [ yawns ] >> nope, no, nah i was too um -- >> i'm sorry. >> action.
[ laughter ] >> here we go. you're going to crush this. [ laughter ] >> shut up. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: once you start laughing -- >> it's over, it's over. >> jimmy: it's hard to stop laughing. now i want to show everyone the real clip from that scene. please enjoy. take a look. >> yesterday when you were giving your lecture, you were like, "oh, blah, blah, blah then the north seceded from the union." you meant to say, "the south seceded." and accidentally said the exact opposite. i didn't want to raise my hand and be all, "excuse me. pretty, confusable." just thought maybe you'd want to know. >> hey. >> hm? >> great catch. now, i know that it was a long lecture, and you probably don't recall, but was there any point during it when you thought to
yourself, "gosh, i wonder what it's like to actually have a a life?" >> nope. no, i was too concentrated on how you were messing the whole thing up. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hailee steinfeld, "the edge of seventeen" is in theaters now. congrats on all the reviews and the golden globe nomination and going platinum. oh, man, you're awesome. [ cheers and applause ] onerepublic performs next. stick around, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: my thanks to bryan cranston, hailee steinfeld, onerepublic once again! [ cheers and applause ] and the roots right there from philadelphia, pennsylvania. [ cheers and applause ] stay tuned for "late night with seth meyers." thank you for watching. have a great night. i hope to see you tomorrow. bye-bye, everybody. thank you. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪
[ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> announcer: from 30 rockefeller plaza in new york, it's "late night with seth meyers." tonight julie chen, from "scream queens" actress billie lourd, best selling author and "new york times" columnist maureen dowd, featuring the 8g band with dave lombardo. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ladies and gentlemen, seth meyers. >> seth: good evening, i'm seth meyers, this is "late night." how is everybody doing tonight? [ cheers and applause ] doing well? fantastic. always nice when people are in a good mood on a monday. let's get to the news. organizers have announced that donald trump will attend 2 inaugural balls during his first week in office. one in washington d.c. and then of course the real one in moow