Elton John’s long-awaited biopic has finally given us the first trailer to gets us all excited and it looks set to be one of the best biopics of recent years. Take a look at the trailer for Rocketman above.
Starring Taron Egerton (whose recent performance as Eddie from Eddie the Eagle was widely loved) portrays Sir Elton from his youth to his 1970s heyday. The film will also see roles for Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, and Bryce Dallas Howard, and is slated to arrive in cinemas May 17th, 2019.
Elton shared two new cover albums paying tribute to his music, Revamp and Restoration, had been released, featuring contributions from Q-Tip, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, and more. It was also recently announced Sir Elton also promised a two-year farewell tour.
The film is likely to be a view on John’s life “from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.”
Time to get excited people.