Taron Egerton to Play Elton John in ‘Rocket Man’

Taron Egerton to Play Elton John in 'Rocket Man'

Taron Egerton is all set to play the role of young Elton John in the upcoming biopic movie named Rocket man. The British actor will also sing Elton’s songs in the movie. The movie Rocket Man is solely based on the life of legend Elton John.

According to THR this movie will clearly highlight the important life events of Elton including days at the Royal Academy, Elton’s rise on the rock ‘n’ roll scene in the era of 1970s and his recovery from drug addiction in the late 90s.

Dexter Fletcher is directing this Rocket Man. Dexter has worked with Taron in Eddie the Eagle. This is an exciting and demanding project for Taron.

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