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Watch Sir Ben Kingsley Channel Sir Elton John on Lip Sync Battle

The season premiere is going to be crazy

Liam Mathews

What's the first thing you think of when you hear the words "Sir Ben Kingsley?" Gandhi? Gravitas? Academy Award winner?

Well, after the Season 3 premiere of Lip Sync Battle, it might be "Sir Elton John," once you see Kingsley's campy performance of his fellow Knight Bachelor's classic song "Rocket Man." It's got everything -- platform shoes, smoke and celestial-themed costumes.

Kingsley and Star Trek actor John Cho will go head-to-head on the season premiere, because when you hear the words "Sir Ben Kingsley," you think of "John Cho," right?

​Ben Kingsley, Lip Sync Battle

Ben Kingsley, Lip Sync Battle


Lip Sync Battle premieres at its new day and time Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 9/8c on Spike.