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Hulu Adds For May 2020: The Lodge, Rocketman, More

Hulu will add a bunch of popular movies in the month of May. Elton John biopic Rocketman, horror indie The Lodge, religious drama I Still Believe, a couple Friday The 13th films, The Green Mile, Megamind, Goodfellas, and Tank Girl will join a bunch of TV offerings as well. Hulu may be more known for […]

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One World: Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel & Stephen Colbert Set to Host

Late-night hosts Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and Stephen Colbert are teaming up to host One World: Together at Home, a global entertainment special to fight the COVID-19 pandemic set for Saturday April 18, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Audrey Morrissey (The Voice, Songland) and her production company Live Animals will produce in partnership with […]

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"iHeart Living Room Concert for America": Intimate & Imaginative Affair

Leave it to FOX and iHeart to get creative in this time of need and give everyone a little bit of cheer – and artists a bit of a creative outreach that's not just the internet – with iHeart Living Room Concert for America. Hosted by Sir Elton John, loads of singers and a few […]

Robert Kirkman, Skybound Bring Dracula's Henchman 'Renfield' to the Big Screen

Robert Kirkman, Skybound Bring Dracula's Henchman 'Renfield' to the Big Screen

Robert Kirkman and his company Skybound Productions will help produce a new film for Universal titled Renfield. Renfield is Dracula's assistant, and the film is based on a pitch made by Kirkman. Dexter Fletcher will helm the project, coming off vast success with Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman. He took over the Queen biopic after the […]

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Rami Malek's Freddie Mercury Almost Made Cameo Says "Rocketman" Director

Dexter Fletcher was tempted to cast Oscar-winner Rami Malek to reprise his role as Freddie Mercury from Bohemian Rhapsody for the Elton John biopic, Rocketman. Fletcher, who took over Bohemian Rhapsody directing duties following Bryan Singer's firing, opted against the casting for the cameo in the Taron Egerton-starred film he told Gay Star News. "There […]

Cannes Audience Gives 'Rocketman' Standing Ovation, Targon Egerton Tearfully Reacts

Cannes Audience Gives 'Rocketman' Standing Ovation, Targon Egerton Tearfully Reacts

There is something very special about the upcoming film Rocketman, something that the audience at Cannes Film Festival had to applaud with a standing ovation. The film's star, Taron Egerton, tearfully reacted to this outpouring of love for his role as the legendary Sir Elton John in the biopic from director Dexter Fletcher. Taron Egerton is crying at the […]

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Taron Egerton Taks Elton John's Story in 'Rocketman' Featurette

We are seriously hopeful that Sir Elton John biopic Rocketman from Paramount Pictures gives us everything we were missing in Bohemian Rhapsody. Yes, we know, two very different personalities, but are they really? Not to mention, Dexter Fletcher (who stepped in to complete Rhapsody for FOX following the firing of Bryan Singer) is directing this […]

Sir Elton John, Taron Egerton Duet on 'Tiny Dancer' Post-Oscars

Sir Elton John's annual AIDS Foundation Academy Awards viewing party took a musical turn with Taron Egerton joining the legend on stage for a duet on "Tiny Dancer". Egerton is playing John in an upcoming biopic from Dexter Fletcher, who stepped in to complete Fox's Bohemian Rhapsody following the firing of then-and-still-credited director Bryan Singer. Written by Lee Hall, Rocketman will cover […]

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'Rocketman': Taron Egerton Turns Up Elton John Volume in New Trailer

Taron Egerton surges to euphoric highs and crashes to self-destructive lows as rock superstar Sir Elton John for Paramount Pictures upcoming biopic, Rocketman. The trailer is far more representative of John's life than the pomp and circumstance of the teaser; providing a glimpse into his childhood, time as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music, his […]

Here Are 3 New Images of Taron Egerton as Elton John from 'Rocketman'

Dexter Fletcher delivered a box-office hit with Bohemian Rhapsody last year after taking over the director's role from Bryan Singer after FOX fired him, and he's not slowing down with the music biopics anytime soon.  His next feature film Rocketman will chronicle the life of one Sir Elton John, played by Taron Egerton (Kingsmen, Sing!), and we've got three […]

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First Teaser for Taron Egerton as Elton John in Rocketman is Here

We'd been hoping for a clip or something of Taron Egerton (Kingsman) as Elton John in Paramount Pictures' biopic, Rocketman. https://youtu.be/mpOGT3GTO84Video can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Rocketman (2019) – Official Teaser Trailer – Paramount Pictures (https://youtu.be/mpOGT3GTO84) He sounds great, and looks the part more than we thought he would, honestly. Rocketman is set to hit theaters […]

Wanna See Taron Egerton as Elton John in Rocket Man?

Although we know the film release date has been pushed back a bit, we've got our first look at Taron Egerton as Elton John in the upcoming biopic, Rocket Man.  And you know what? Taron looks pretty great. Posted last night on the official Twitter account for the film, Rocket Man shared this first image from the […]

Elton John Biopic 'Rocketman' Release Date Gets Pushed Back

It seems strange that there hasn't been a big picture biopic about the one and only Sir Elton John yet, but that's going to change come 2019. Taron Egerton (Kingsman, Eddie The Eagle) will be playing Elton John in the film, titled Rocketman, which was just pushed back from an original release date to May 31st, 2019. Dexter Fletcher will […]

Elton John Presents Sherlock Gnomes at the London Gala Premiere (VIDEO)

Sherlock Gnomes came out in the US a month ago to lacklustre reviews. But that didn't stop family Johnston taking to the Gala premiere in the UK for the heavily-advertised sequel to Gnomeo & Juliet, coming out in the UK next month. And everyone got a free loaf of bread, courtesy of sponsors Hovis. Something to do with Baker […]


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Kingsman: The Golden Circle Gets Home Video Release In Time For Christmas

Kingsman: The Golden Circle was not as popular (or frankly as well received) as the first installment when it hit theaters this past fall. It was still entertaining, but some odd choices were made and lacked a bit of charm and freshness the first had. For fans, however, you have a new addition to your […]

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Kurt Cobain, Jerry Garcia, And Elton John Form All-Star Funko Jam Band

Kurt Cobain, Jerry Garcia, and Elton John have become the latest rock gods to become immortalized as Funko Pops. They join Jimi Hendrix, Lemmy, Metallica, Run DMC, and others that have been released previously. I must say that I never thought I would be able to purchase a Kurt Cobain Funko Pop, but here we […]

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On This Day In Pop Culture For March 25

Welcome to This Day in Pop Culture History, a daily look at important events, birthdays, and other oddities in pop culture! History is important, and we aim to educate here at Bleeding Cool, so without further ado, here are some things that have happened on March 25, the 84th day of the year: 1939- Billboard introduces […]

Elton John To Join The Ranks Of Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Elton John is the latest name tied to a part in the upcoming Kingsman: The Golden Circle, the sequel to 2014's surprise hit Kingsman: The Secret Service. According to The Hollywood Reporter, John is in talks to join in an unspecified role, but the site adds he may be playing himself. The sequel sees Taron […]