EXCLUSIVE: From the minute Rocketman landed an out of competition spot at Cannes, its been buzzed that Elton John could perform at tonights after premiere-party, the same spot some 37 years ago where he shot the music video for his hit 1983 song “Im Still Standing.”
Well, it wouldnt be a shocker if that happens: A stage is literally being built this morning on the beach. See attached photo. The latest word from our sources is that John and Egerton could possibly perform a duet.
Weve heard for some time that pulling off such a feat was a tall order, given Johns touring schedule, logistics and security. Paramount provided no comment to our queries.
Two days ago, Egerton appeared on the French talk program Quotidien in which he was asked whether there would be a live performance on the beach after the premiere. The actor confirmed Johns attendance at the Cannes launch but with raised eyebrows and a smile seemingly poured water on the duet idea, “Im not going to sing on the beach, after that I can not speak for Sir Elton John” to which the shows host Yann Barthès concluded “Ok, so there will be a concert of Elton John in CanRead More – Source