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Check out Taron Egerton as Elton John in epic first Rocketman trailer

Check out Taron Egerton as Elton John in epic first Rocketman trailer

Taron Egerton as Elton John in Rocketman on a private jet

The first trailer of upcoming Elton John biopic Rocketman, starring Taron Egerton, has dropped online.

The movie looks at Elton John’s rise to fame. The star released his debut album, Empty Sky, in 1969.

Of course, he’s since sold over 300 million records, and become known for hits like Your Song and Candle In the Wind.

‘This is going to be a wild ride!’

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart singer Elton shared the first look of Taron in the role last week.

Taking to Instagram, he shared a pic of the actor in full costume along with the caption: ‘Hold on to your glasses, this is going to be a wild ride!! Here’s Taron Egerton (portraying me!) on the set of the #Rocketmanmovie.’

Rocketman will be directed by Dexter Fletcher.

Taron has previously appeared in films such as 2016’s Sing and 2015’s Legend.

His upcoming film also stars Billy Elliot actor Jamie Bell. Bryce Dallas Howard, from the Jurassic World films, also features.

Rocketman hits cinemas in May 2019.

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