Director Matthew Vaughn has lined up Sir Michael Caine and Colin Firth for his upcoming adaptation of the comic book series 'The Secret Service.' Now he's looking to bring a third British icon, albeit one with considerably less film experience, into the movie: Sir Elton John.
Elton John has postponed all summer tour dates after an illness that came on during his recent European tour turned out to be much more serious. The singer is undergoing treatment and surgery for appendicitis, but says he'll be back on the road in September.
It's taken a few detours along the way -- including a surprise release delay that prompted the addition of some new songs -- but Elton John's new album, 'The Diving Board,' is finally coming out on Sept. 24.
The last time Elton John released an album, it was a collaborative work with pianist, singer-songwriter and musical hero Leon Russell. It got great reviews and was hailed as a creative comeback for John, whose records have been hit-and-miss since his peak commercial days.
For a lot of Elton John fans, his garish stage costumes are part of his charm -- but one Russian organization is hoping to pressure him into toning down his wardrobe during his upcoming visit to their country.
Elton John and Paul Simon were among the stars who helped raise more than $80 million at a benefit held Monday night (May 13) in New York City. Bono and Sting also were on hand at the 25th anniversary Robin Hood Foundation gala at Jacob Javits Center.
If you've seen any of the 23 James Bond movies, you're familiar with British trumpet player Derek Watkins. The session player also sat in with Eric Clapton, the Beatles, Elton John and more during a nearly 50-year career. Watkins died on Friday (March 22) after a two year battle with cance…
Elton John's concert in Birmingham, Ala. on Friday (March 15) night was canceled due to unspecified medical reasons. The announcement was made hours before the show at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex Arena was to begin.
Sure, Van Halen's legendary concert riders used to demand that all of the brown M&Ms be removed. But it's not like they ever requested that the tasty sweets be given their own adjacent temperature-controlled hotel room. To get to that level of kooky eccentricity, you'll need t…