Rocketman - The Official Trailer
The only way to tell his story is to live his fantasy.
The official movie trailer for Elton John’s biopic has been released. Taron Egerton stars as Sir Elton John in the epic musical fantasy Rocketman, launching into cinemas 31 May this year.
The movie follows the uncensored human story of the legendary Sir Elton John’s breakthrough years, from his early days to his rise to fame.
Also starring Jamie Bell (as Bernie Taupin), Richard Madden (as Elton’s manager John Reid) and Bryce Dallas Howard (as his mother Sheila Eileen), the movie was directed by Dexter Fletcher and sees Elton John’s husband David Furnish (as well as John himself) as one of the producers.
Check out the trailer below, which gives us a hint of the flamboyancy we should expect to see when the movie comes out, as well as the excellent choice in casting Taron Egerton as Elton John, who recorded a number of Elton John songs for the soundtrack :