The movie Rocketman tells the story of Elton 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.
Taron Egerton stars as Elton John in the bio pic Rocketman from Paramount Pictures.
Wild About Movies had the chance to speak to Egerton at 2018’s CinemaCon in Las Vegas. Ironically, he told us that his favorite song of Elton John’s is Benny and the Jets, followed by Sad Songs (Say So Much).
Jamie Bell plays Bernie Taupin, who collaborated with Elton John on 30 albums.
Richard Madden (Game of Thrones) plays Elton John’s longtime manager and lover, John Reid.