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Taron Egerton to portray legendary singer Elton John in musical biopic


Date Posted: 20 April 2018


Taron Egerton finally gets to play Elton John in "Rocketman".

20 Apr – Taron Egerton is going to trade in his "Kingsman" suit with some fancy pair of glasses for an upcoming biopic.

Deadline reported that the 29-year-old actor will portray legendary English singer and pianist Elton John in a biographical movie about him called "Rocketman".

Egerton will not only act as the famous artist but also sing all of the movie's songs himself.

The movie will be directed by Dexter Fletcher, who is also directing another musical biopic, "Bohemian Rhapsody", about Queen frontman Freddie Mercury.


Taron Egerton and Elton John once worked together in "Kingsman: The Golden Circle".

"Rocketman" will cover John's career beginning from his early days as a musical prodigy at the Royal Academy Of Music to him becoming a global superstar with multiple hit singles like "Something About The Way You Look Tonight" and "Candle in the Wind 1997"


The biopic has not gotten a release date yet but production will start this August.

Writer: Dini Azri



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