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ROCKETMAN is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John. This inspirational story – set to Elton John’s most beloved songs and performed by star Taron Egerton – tells the universally relatable story of how a small-town boy became one of the most iconic figures in pop culture. ROCKETMAN also stars Jamie Bell as Elton’s longtime lyricist and writing partner Bernie Taupin, Richard Madden as Elton’s first manager, John Reid, and Bryce Dallas Howard as Elton’s mother Sheila Farebrother.

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The actor, who is actually singing in the film, is super happy about one scene in particular.

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So be nice in your reviews.

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This is quite the duet!

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Eggsy has pipes!

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Rocketman reportedly will cover just about the artist’s entire life, dating back to when he was diagnosed as a musical prodigy at age 5. Place your bets on the number of John songs that will be included on the film’s soundtrack, as Sir Elton will be re-recording versions of his classic hits for the purpose of the movie.

Tom Hardy Confirmed As Elton John In Biopic Rocketman

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In recent years we've seen great examples of casting in musical biopics, from Jamie Foxx as Ray Charles in Ray to Joaquin Phoenix as Johnny Cash in Walk The Line. But while Tom Hardy is a truly gifted actor who can absolutely melt into any role he plays and would be a positive presence for any production, the idea of having him play Elton John in a movie about the singer's life is still a strange one.

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They are promising “a radically different kind of biopic,” and knowing all that we know about John, that’s inevitable. The next step will be luring a director and finding actors who could play John at various stages of his career. Don’t be too surprised if the film takes a Meta approach and finds some way for John to appear – even briefly – as himself on screen.

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