1ST TRAILER FOR ‘ROCKETMAN’ FANTASY MUSICAL ON ELTON JOHN’S LIFE WITH TARON EGERTON, JAMIE BELL, BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD! PLUS 1ST PHOTO OF RICHARD MADDEN AS HIS MANAGER AND LOVER
We’re launching the new working week with the first trailer for Elton John biopic ROCKETMAN with first photos of Taron Egerton as Elton himself and currently the most popular Brit Richard Madden as his manager and
|Rocketman will hit theatres around the world next May|
lover John Reid (you will hardly recognise him with the dark new hairdo) with whom he worked for more than twenty years. The movie, scheduled to start its cinematic life next May around the world, also stars Bryce Dallas Howard
|Richard Madden plays Elton’s manager and lover John Reid|
as Elton’s mother Sheila Eileen. Jamie Bell plays his songwriting partner Bernie Taupin whom he met when they both applied for a job at a record company back in the late 60s. Steven Mackintosh and Gemma Jones also star!
a mix of fantasy and reality, is a very honest and uncensored story of Elton John’s life, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through becoming world wide pop superstar and his influential and enduring
|The film was originally supposed to star Tom Hardy or James McAvoy|
musical partnership with Bernie Taupin with whom he wrote the song which became the name of the movie itself. The movie will also mention Elton’s drug abuse. Dexter Fletcher, who was brought in to finish Queen biopic
|Jamie Bell and Taron Egerton as Bernie Taupin and Elton John|
Bohemian Rhapsody, is directing this one as well. Taron Egerton is also singing the songs in the movie beside portraying Elton John, but that is no big surprise as we were all mindblown by his voice in the animated feature Sing in which he gave his voice to the smooth voiced gorilla.