Taron Egerton Previews ‘Carpool Karaoke,’ Guesses Elton John Songs On ‘Corden’: Watch


In anticipation of the musical movie primarily based on Elton John’s life story, Rocketman’s lead actor Taron Egerton appeared on Monday night time’s (March 18) The Late Late Show to preview his “Carpool Karaoke” section and play a guessing recreation.

The Welsh actor launched the "Carpool Karaoke" preview by telling a bit anecdote that occurred earlier than taking pictures the section with co-star Richard Madden. “We went out the night time earlier than and bought blind-drunk,” he stated. “Don’t fear, I sobered up earlier than I drove.”

The seconds-long preview gave a snippet of enjoyable dialogue and a clip of them jamming out to John’s “Bennie and the Jets.” It started with Egerton squeezing into the SUV with a big, feathery pink and blue ensemble that resembled a few of John’s most iconic outfits. Madden instructed him, “I believe it is best to possibly change, mate,” to which an exacerbated Egerton responded with, “Well, Richard I stated this the entire time, I stated it’s not gonna work.”

He continued, “Why is it that you simply all the time get to look cool, clean and successful, and like a good-looking main man, and I appear to be an enormous, multi-colored hen?”

The episode can be out there on Apple TV on Friday, March 22.

Back on the sofa with Corden and visitor Adam Scott, they performed a theme-appropriate Elton John version of “James That Tune.” Wearing a yellow boa and huge sun shades, Corden performed renditions of the English singer-songwriter's hits — solely he stored reminding them that he has “up till this level in my life, by no means realized to play the piano, and nor do I intend to.”

With animated piano and even guitar tunes, Corden got here “in on the refrain,” for varied songs which Egerton successfully guessed, equivalent to “Tiny Dancer” and “Crocodile Rock.” He did, nonetheless, have some problem with John’s Lion King tracks “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” and “The Circle of Life.”

Watch the clips of Egerton on the Late Late Show beneath.