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Rocketman: Taron Egerton plays Elton John in new biopic

While Egerton does physically resemble the music icon Elton John, his voice in the new clip released yesterday is truly amazing.
“Rocketman” is set to be a biopic of Elton John’s life and it seems Taron Egerton has been perfectly scripted into the role. A featurette for the new biopic was released on Tuesday, showing Egerton in his role as Elton, both physically resembling him and giving an uncanny, pitch-perfect performance of John’s work. The featurette included below takes us behind the scenes of the new biopic, which will premiere on 31 May. There’s no lip-syncing in this film and any fans who were worried that Egerton couldn’t handle the singing in his role were quickly reassured, as he perfectly performs Elton’s 1971 classic song, “Tiny Dancer.” ‘Rocketman’ is the ‘greatest joy’ in Egerton’s life Taron Egerton says in the featurette that Elton John’s songs have “defined moments” in the lives of listeners and that making the film has been the “greatest joy” of his life. Egerton has previously been seen in “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” and “The Smoke,”...
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