Watch the first trailer for Elton John biopic Rocketman

Taron Egerton will play Sir Elton in the 2019 movie.

October 01, 2018

Next year will see the arrival of an Elton John biopic. Rocketman is directed by Dexter Fletcher while young British actor Taron Egerton will take on the task of playing young Elton. On Monday a teaser trailer for the movie landed online. Check it out above.

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Egerton hinted in a recent interview that the movie will not be a traditional music biopic, describing it as more of a “musical fantasy” utilising John's music to “express important beats in his life at emotional moments." Rocketman is due to open on May 17, 2019.

Watch the first trailer for Elton John biopic Rocketman