Watch the New Trailer for the Elton John Biopic 'Rocketman' - Rolling Stone
Home TV & Movies TV & Movies News

Watch Taron Egerton Belt ‘Tiny Dancer’ in Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’

New film set to hit theaters this May

Elton John grapples with identity and excess in the new trailer for the upcoming biopic, Rocketman, out May 31st.

The film stars Taron Egerton as John, and the new clip teases an expansive overview of the musician’s remarkable life. It touches on his simple upbringing outside of London, his earliest days as a musician, his decision to drop his birth name, Reginald Dwight, his partnership with Bernie Taupin (Jamie Bell), his rise to stardom, his struggles with addiction and the difficulties of being a gay superstar in the Seventies.

Egerton notably performed all the songs in the movie, and the trailer prominently features the actor’s version of John and Taupin’s 1972 classic, “Tiny Dancer.”

Rocketman also stars Richard Madden as John’s first manager, John Reid, as well as Bryce Dallas Howard as the musician’s mother, Sheila Farebrother. Dexter Fletcher directed the film.

In This Article: Elton John


Powered by
Arrow Created with Sketch. Calendar Created with Sketch. Path Created with Sketch. Shape Created with Sketch. Plus Created with Sketch. minus Created with Sketch.