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Alfre Woodard And John Kani To Star In The Lion King

Alfre Woodard and John Kani have joined the cast of 'The Lion King'.Woodard, 64, will play Simba's mother Sarabi and Kani, 73, will be taking on the role of the wise baboon Rafiki, who advises...

Chiwetel Ejiofor In Talks To Play Scar In The Lion King Reboot

Chiwetel Ejiofor is in talks to play Scar in the live-action remake of 'The Lion King'.Disney are rebooting the beloved 1994 animated movie with 'Jungle Book' filmmaker Jon Favreau helming the project and now the...

Sir Elton John Laments 'Destructive' Nature Of Artists After Chester Bennington's Death

Sir Elton John has lamented the ''destructive'' nature of artists following the deaths of Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell.The Linkin Park frontman committed suicide on July 20, just two months after the Soundgarden singer hanged...

Sir Elton John: Gay Stigma And Shame Is Still Rife

Sir Elton John still thinks there is too much ''shame'' around being gay.The 70-year-old singer - who has sons Zachary, six, and Elijah, four, with husband David Furnish - thinks LGBTQ people are all too...

Aretha Franklin's Second To Last Album Announced

Aretha Franklin is releasing a new album which features The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on classic tracks such as 'Respect', 'Think' and 'Don't Play That Song (You Lied)'.The LP is titled 'A Brand New Me: Aretha...

Taron Egerton In Talks For Elton John Role

Taron Egerton is in talks to play Sir Elton John in a movie about the singer's life. The 27-year-old actor has entered into discussions with 'Rocketman' director Dexter Fletcher and producer Matthew Vaughn about taking...

Taron Egerton In Talks For Elton John Role

Taron Egerton is in talks to play Sir Elton John in a movie about the singer's life. The 27-year-old actor has entered into discussions with 'Rocketman' director Dexter Fletcher and producer Matthew Vaughn about taking...

John Oliver To Play Zazu In The Lion King Remake

John Oliver will provide the voice of Zazu in the live-action remake of 'The Lion King'.Disney are rebooting the beloved 1994 animated movie with 'Jungle Book' filmmaker Jon Favreau helming the project and now it...

Geri Horner Looked Like A 'Drag Queen' In Spice Girls

Geri Horner says she ''looked like a drag queen'' when she was in the Spice Girls.The 'Wannabe' hitmaker says she always tried to ''outdo'' herself with her fashion when she was a part of the...

Carole King Announces Tapestry: Live At Hyde Park Release

Carole King is to release her iconic 'Tapestry: Live At Hyde Park' concert on CD, DVD and digitally.The 75-year-old music legend performed her seminal album 'Tapestry' live for the first time ever when she headlined...

David Furnish Feared For Elton John's Life

Sir Elton John's husband feared for the singer's life after he was struck down by a potentially-deadly infection two months ago.The 'Rocket Man' hitmaker spent a few nights in intensive care towards the end of...

Sir Elton John Announces More Vegas Shows

Sir Elton John has announced a string of new Vegas dates after a health scare forced him to postpone shows earlier this year.The 'I'm Still Standing' hitmaker has revealed his plans for 27 more performances...

Aretha Franklin Reveals Details Of Her New Album

Aretha Franklin hopes to release her new album in January.The 75-year-old icon is currently working on a new record, and despite her advancing years, Aretha's zest for making songs remains as strong as ever.She shared:...

Selena Gomez Praises Mother For Raising Her In 'Non Judgemental' Home

Selena Gomez has credited her mother with raising her in an ''open minded and non-judgemental'' environment.The 24-year-old singer has said her passion and support for the LGBTQ community is largely thanks to the way she...

Sir Elton John Proud To Have Come Before The Mtv Generation

Sir Elton John thinks the ''MTV generation'' was responsible for artistry disappearing from the music industry.The 70-year-old star has admitted to being relieved at having arrived on the music scene before the 1980s and 1990s,...

Sir Elton John Recovered 'Quicker Than Expected' From Infection

Sir Elton John has recovered ''quicker than expected'' after he was struck down with a potentially-deadly bacterial infection last month.The 'Rocket Man' hitmaker spent a few nights in intensive care towards the end of April...

Sir Elton John's Mother Wants To Meet Grandchildren

Sir Elton John's mother is desperate meet her grandchildren. The 'I'm Still Standing' hitmaker has just rebuilt his relationship with his once-estranged mum Sheila Farebrother after they fell out nine years ago, and now she'd...

Elton John Ends Nine-year Feud With His Mum

Sir Elton John has revealed he and his mother have ended their bitter nine-year feud after the singer’s recent brush with death that saw him put in intensive care with a bacterial infection he contracted...

Sir Elton John 'So Happy' He's In Touch With Mother

Sir Elton John is ''so happy'' he's back in touch with his once-estranged mother.The 'I'm Still Standing' hitmaker fell out with his mum Sheila Farebrother in 2008 after he reportedly demanded that she cut ties...

Sir Elton John Won't Retire

Sir Elton John ''will never retire''.Although the 70-year-old singer was forced to cancel a number of upcoming shows after a rare and potentially deadly bacterial infection landed him in intensive care for two days last...

Sir Elton John Is 'Recovering Well' After Health Scare

Sir Elton John is ''recovering well'' after he was struck down with a rare and potentially deadly bacterial infection earlier this month. The 70-year-old legendary singer was forced to spend two days in intensive care...

Seth Rogen And Billy Eichner Are Lion King's Timon And Pumbaa

Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner have been cast to play Timon and Pumbaa in 'The Lion King' remake.Disney are rebooting the beloved 1994 animated movie with 'Jungle Book' filmmaker Jon Favreau helming the project and...

Elton John Urged To 'Slow Down' By Friends

Sir Elton John has been implored to ''slow down'' by his close friends after his recent health scare.The 70-year-old icon spent two nights in hospital last week battling an infection he picked up during his...

Elton John Recovers From A Life-threatening Infection

Elton John has been forced to cancel several of his upcoming Las Vegas performances after being hospitalized following his tour of South America. The singer had to undergo treatment for an illness that could have...

Elton John Axes Vegas Shows After Stint In Intensive Care

Sir Elton John has axed his forthcoming Las Vegas shows after spending time in intensive care to be treated for an ''unusual bacterial infection''.The 70-year-old musician will no longer perform any of his scheduled 'The...

David Gest Hired Hitman For Sir Elton John

The late David Gest once hired a hitman to kill Sir Elton John.The producer - who died last April aged 62 - was so furious when the legendary entertainer quipped he was gay shortly after...

Sir Elton John Insists Vinyl 'Sounds Better' Than Cds And Streaming

Sir Elton John says vinyl ''sounds better'' than CDs and streaming.The 'Tiny Dancer' hitmaker gushed about his favourite audio format after being named Record Store Day Legend ahead of the annual event on April 22.Speaking...

Tallia Storm Is 'So Over' Brooklyn Beckham

Tallia Storm is ''so over'' her ex-boyfriend Brooklyn Beckham.The 18-year-old singer dated the aspiring photographer - the son of retired soccer star David Beckham and fashion designer Victoria Beckham - for 18 months back...

Elton John Was 'Sick' Of Ed Sheeran After Huge Success

The rock icon has served as a mentor to Sheeran ever since he signed his fellow Brit to his management firm Rocket Music earlier on in his career, and while he's proud of...

Elton John Told Ed Sheeran To Watch His Weight

Sir Elton John told Ed Sheeran not to put weight on when he went on his hiatus. The 'Tiny Dancer' hitmaker's protege piled on the pounds, gaining almost 50lbs, during his getaway to the Far...

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