Lady Gaga and Elton John Recording Duet for Disney Movie About Starcrossed Garden Gnomes

Ever since Lady Gaga and Elton John opened last year's Grammy awards with a stellar mash-up of "Poker Face," "Speechless," and "Your Song," fans have been clamoring for an official, original Gaga-John duet. It's something John hinted at in a recent issue of Entertainment Weekly, saying: "I'd love to [work with her] in the future...but it's just, she's so busy, and I'm so busy, we can never get together!"

Well, they must haves found the time, because news out today is that the two artists will record a track for the upcoming Disney animated film, Gnomeo and Juliet:

The charming pop track plays during the moment where the two lead characters, lawn ornaments named Gnomeo (voiced by James McAvoy) and Juliet (Emily Blunt), meet for the first time. The film hits theaters on Feb. 11, 2011.

Here's a clip of Gaga and John's Grammy performance--a preview of what the track may sound like?:



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Kevin Fallon is a reporter for the Daily Beast. He's a former entertainment editor at TheWeek.com and former writer and producer for The Atlantic's entertainment channel.

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