Elton John Biopic Rocketman Casts Taron Egerton

As Elton John winds down his profession with a farewell tour, there’s a biopic in regards to the musician within the works. It’s truly been in improvement for some time now, however the undertaking has lastly discovered its Elton: British actor Taron Egerton, who has been in each Kingsman films and starred within the sports activities film Eddie The Eagle. As Variety experiences, the movie — which is known as Rocketman — was written by Lee Hall and shall be directed by Dexter Fletcher, who just lately changed Bryan Singer because the director of the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. Production is about to start out this summer time.

Here is what Egerton seems like:

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