Paramount release first look at Taron Egerton as Elton John in Rocketman.
‘ROCKETMAN’ hits cinemas in May, but here is the first behind the scenes look at Taron Egerton recording ‘Tiny Dancer’ for the soundtrack of ‘ROCKETMAN’. The featurette also includes comments from Music Producer Giles Martin, (son of legendary producer George Martin) and Director, Dexter Fletcher.
Based on a true fantasy, 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.
In addition, Photographer David LaChapelle has photographed Taron Egerton as Elton John for the first official poster for ‘ROCKETMAN’.
Visionary David LaChapelle has created some of the most iconic imagery in Elton John’s career, and now turns his lens on the ‘ROCKETMAN’ film poster, with Taron Egerton as Elton John. This image captures the originality and cinematic scope of ‘ROCKETMAN’ as well as the spirit of the icon that is Elton John.