At “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” world premiere Sir Elton John was driven down the orange carpet, co-stars Halle Berry, Julianne Moore and Channing Tatum walked the carpet in London too. Jayson Mansaray reports.
Sir Elton John, with an injured director Matthew Vaughn, was driven down the orange carpet at the world premiere of “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” in London.
The singer/songwriter’s arrival making a big impact with fans and co-star Channing Tatum who attended with his wife.
(SOUNDBITE) (English) ACTOR, CHANNING TATUM [RIGHT], JENNA DEWAN [LEFT] SAYING:
CHANNING TATUM: “Oh my god, kidding me. I mean like, any time you get to just see him in person it’s like you know seeing royalty [screams] and then it’s over and you just think of it as a dream. You go: I think I saw Elton John.”
JENNA DEWAN : “I think I saw him too, I think he came in the best entrance I’ve ever seen possibly, that was really cool.”
In the film, Julianne Moore is villain and druglord ‘Poppy’, a character the actress said she loved playing.
(SOUNDBITE) (English) ACTOR, JULIANNE MOORE, SAYING (talking about her character):
“I like the fact that she was living in her own world of her own creation and she had no parameters on her behavior, that she had accomplished a lot and she amused me because she’s a megalomaniac. That’s always fun. It’s always fun to play somebody like that.”
Halle Berry, who plays ‘Ginger Ale’ in the latest ‘Kingsman’ film compared the orange carpet to her experience of being in a James Bond film.
(SOUNDBITE) (English) ACTORS, HALLE BERRY, SAYING:
“You know we had a royal premiere so that involved the Queen, I think that’s what made it feel a little bit different, but it was just as fabulous as this.”
‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ touches on the morality of drug use and the criminalization of banned substances, an issue director Matthew Vaughn said should be discussed.
(SOUNDBITE) (English) DIRECTOR, MATTHEW VAUGHN, SAYING:
“Prohibition of drugs isn’t working and therefore why don’t we figure out a way of doing it that if there’s going to be drugs in this…