John Travolta's 'Gotti' had a rocky road to the Cannes Film Festival and the challenges aren't over yet 50 Cent dishes on why US celebs are no-shows at Cannes John Travolta Channels His Grease Character Danny Zuko at Cannes 40th Anniversary Screening John Travolta celebrates 'Grease' 40th anniversary by channeling Danny Zuko John Travolta Actually Wore Some of John Gotti's Clothes in the New 'Gotti' Movie

John Travolta's 'Gotti' had a rocky road to the Cannes Film Festival and the challenges aren't over yet

John Travolta was everywhere at the Cannes Film Festival, from the "Gotti" premiere to a "Grease" anniversary, but don't call it a comeback.

Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, partygoers sipped champagne until 50 Cent — who had been flown in to perform a twenty-minute set — took to the stage. He's a dying breed, an old-school movie star. Sixers mogul Michael Rubin bringing an impressive mix of VIPs courtside in Philly during the 76ers playoff run, including Meek Mill, Lil Uzi Vert, CNBC’s Joe Kernen, Tiki Barber, Pennsylvania Gov. All Rights Reserved.

50 Cent dishes on why US celebs are no-shows at Cannes

50 Cent points out lack of celebs at Cannes Film Festival party, with the exception of John Travolta.

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. It would have been an extravagant celebration for any movie, let alone one that was nearly released on video-on-demand last December. They don't make him like that anymore. Tom Wolf, Kevin Hart, Dr. Go Grease lightning! Man Who Nursed Injured Baby Squirrel Back To Help Is Still His Best... From the leather-clad Danny in Grease to the disco-dressed Tony Manero in Saturday Night Fever , John Travolta knows a thing or two about how a costume can define a character.

John Travolta Channels His Grease Character Danny Zuko at Cannes 40th Anniversary Screening

John Travolta is bringing some Grease Lightening to the South of France!

Sixers mogul Michael Rubin bringing an impressive mix of VIPs courtside in Philly during the 76ers playoff run, including Meek Mill, Lil Uzi Vert, CNBC’s Joe Kernen, Tiki Barber, Pennsylvania Gov. Flood warning issued for Alafia River Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Advertisement But nothing about mobster biopic "Gotti," the John Travolta film that premiered at the Cannes Film Festival Tuesday, has been traditional.

J, Dr. Cannes Film Festival - Cinema Plage - Cannes, France May 16, 2018. Read more from Russian Fugitive Accused Of Poisoning Woman That Looks Exactly... But for his latest turn playing infamous mafia boss John Gotti in Gotti , Travolta learned the that, in some cases, the clothes really can make the man. MUST WATCH John Travolta dances with 50 Cent at Cannes 00:43 (CNN) Imagine "Saturday Night Fever's" Tony Manero with some dad moves.

John Travolta celebrates 'Grease' 40th anniversary by channeling Danny Zuko

It's been four decades since 'Grease' first came out, and John Travolta is celebrating appropriately. *cue the music...!*

I honestly don’t know a ton about it because I try my best to keep people equal. Tom Wolf, Kevin Hart, Dr. VOD release. It's not uncommon. NYP Holdings, Inc. John Travolta attends a beach front cinema screening of the film "Grease". Potentially Life-Saving Tips People Should Always Remember In An... While the Verona-based Perin has a history working with high profile clients like Travolta around the globe, Gotti was his first costume designing experience.

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Men, women, races, all that… Division is a dangerous thing... J, Dr. The film is based on a book by John Gotti Jr., who also traveled to Cannes. Wherever you go, people are fascinated by John Gotti, and having John Travolta play John Gotti is really interesting. The actor, 64, channeled Danny Zuko, his beloved character from Grease , at a 40th anniversary screening of the classic musical on Wednesday night at the Cannes Film Festival.

About John Travolta dancing with 50 Cent at Cannes...

Imagine "Saturday Night Fever's" Tony Manero with some dad moves. John Travolta became a star in that 1977 disco film, and four decades later he's still grooving.

Protesting is used as a last resort… When you have no other way to go, you protest stuff. NYP Holdings, Inc. It was here in 1994, when Quentin Tarantino's landmark indie "Pulp Fiction" scored the festival's Palme d'Or, that Travolta's then-moribund career was surprisingly reinvigorated. Travolta knows firsthand the effect the festival can have on a film. Travolta also spoke, saying, “This is a film that’s so timeless that keeps on giving to each new generation,.

John Travolta celebrates 40th anniversary of Grease at Cannes

And sometimes it’s valid, like Vietnam War it was valid… Aids situation, it was valid… You protest until you get it done. The 64-year-old Travolta busted a move with rapper 50 Cent at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday. He returned to the south of France with Nick Cassavetes' "She's So Lovely" three years later and celebrated the 20th anniversary of "Pulp Fiction" at the festival in 2014.

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But how do you measure, how do you differentiate the moment where it becomes invalid…? Cent was performing his hit “Just a Lil Bit,” but Travolta toned down the wide-stance disco strutting he made famous in 1977. But this time around — in a year notably light on star power — Travolta was inescapable. And based on the strongly negative reviews from the few outlets that sent critics to the premiere, those odds would be rather low anyway.

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It’s an arc, almost, to say, let’s protest, but we have achieved these particular rights… Now let’s get smart about how we use that tool of protest... The dance break happened during a party after the premiere of Travolta’s movie “Gotti,” which he was promoting at Cannes. I don't think it's ever been done," Travolta's wife, Kelly Preston — who co-stars in "Gotti" as the mafia don's spouse, Victoria — said in an interview. "They wanted to do this.

John Travolta celebrates 40th anniversary of 'Grease' at Cannes

After unveiling his new film “Gotti” at a black-tie Cannes Film Festival premiere on Tuesday, John Travolta wore a jean jacket and black T-shirt to a beach screening of his 1978 classic “Grease” the next night for fans.

Travolta looked straight at her and said softly into the mike, "Oh Sandyt! In the film, he stars as legendary mobster John Gotti. The powers that be, the president of Cannes and everyone, set this up. See all newsletters. All products featured were editorially selected. Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Get the latest pop culture and celebrity news delivered to your inbox daily! About John Travolta dancing with 50 Cent at Cannes...

John Travolta busts a move with rapper 50 Cent at Cannes Film Festival

It’s been a long time since “Saturday Night Fever,” but John Travolta is still “Stayin’ Alive” on the dance floor!

John Travolta is the coolest movie star in the universe. His real-life wife Kelly Preston plays Gotti’s wife Victoria.   Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. And it's just amazing. Advertisement Be the first to comment Hide Comments Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by SolidOpinion. PEOPLE.com may receive a percentage of sales for items purchased from these links. © 2017 Time Inc.

Subscribe to our other newsletters Emails may offer personalized content or ads. By Lisa Respers France , CNN Updated 1534 GMT (2334 HKT) May 17, 2018 Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Follow Us © 2018 Cable News Network. Which take did you like better? A woman director will go, 'OH! There were 1,000 people singing every line with Travolta as they watched on the beach.