• Watch Elton John and Taron Egerton Launch ‘Rocketman' With Cannes Duet

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The “Kingsman” actor was by John's side at the Cannes premiere of the musical biopic, then joined the singer onstage for a number.
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  • ‘Rocketman' Review: Taron Egerton Soars as Elton John

    ‘Rocketman' Review: Taron Egerton Soars as Elton John

    2 monthes ago - By Slash Film

    The tile caption for Dexter Fletcher's Rocketman is clear enough - “Taron Egerton is Elton John”. It's a simple caption, indicating a performer who's focused on bringing a role to life. The same of course could be said about Reginald Dwight, that slightly portly kid from England with an ear for music who had to reinvent himself decade after decade, inhabiting his larger-than-life persona as he conquered the world.
    For many, the decades-long career of Sir Elton is easy enough to take for granted, but in the '70s, particularly in the U.S., he was preposterously successful, claiming some 5%...
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  • Richard Madden Shoots Down James Bond Speculation: ‘All Just Talk'

    2 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Don't go breaking our hearts! Richard Madden says speculation that he will be the next James Bond is “just talk.”
    At Friday morning's Cannes press conference to promote the Elton John biopic “Rocketman,” in which Madden next stars, a reporter asked Madden about Bond, adding, “I only bring this up because you wore the signature white tuxedo and pulled it off very well, last night - it's a done deal, isn't it?”
    “It's very flattering to be involved in that conversation at all but it's all just talk and I'm sure next week it'll be someone different,” Madden responded.
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  • Cannes Report, Day 3: ‘Rocketman' Gets Standing Ovation, Mati Diop's ‘Atlantics' Is ‘Dazzling'

    2 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    The Elton John biopic “Rocketman” has finally hit the Croisette, and not quietly, either - Dexter Fletcher's film debuted to thunderous applause and a standing ovation, with many praising Taron Egerton's performance as the famed singer.
    Egerton and John also took the stage at the film's after party to sing John's song “Rocket Man,” video of which you can see below.
    The third day of the Cannes Film Festival has come and gone, and it was quite busy - films like “Sorry We Missed You” and “Atlantics” debuted (the latter of which received dazzling reviews), and more films were announced that...
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  • ‘Rocketman' ‘Is A Different Animal' From ‘Bohemian Rhapsody': Taron Egerton At Cannes Press Conference

    2 monthes ago - By Deadline

    At today's Cannes press conference for Paramount's Rocketman, the media was eager to compare the Elton John musical biopic to Fox's Freddie Mercury multi-Oscar winner Bohemian Rhapsody. A journalist asked wither Taron Egerton could see himself at the Oscars in February, just like Rami Maleck earlier this year who took home the Best Actor Oscar for Mercury. Taron...
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