Elton John co-starred with Taron Egerton in Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017).
Taron Egerton confirmed on a talk show that he does all his own singing in the film.
Back in 2012, Elton John revealed his top choice to play him in a biopic was Justin Timberlake.
The second collaboration between Taron Egerton and Dexter Fletcher after Eddie the Eagle (2015).
Music producer John Reid is portrayed in this film by Richard Madden. Madden's Game of Thrones (2011) co-star Aidan Gillen portrayed John Reid in Bohemian Rhapsody (2018).
Taron Egerton has always had a passion for singing next to acting. He recorded songs for Eddie the Eagle (2016) and Sing (2016).
Marks Dexter Fletcher's second biographical movie about a music icon. Fletcher also completed work on Bohemian Rhapsody (2018).
Taron Egerton will play Elton John, as he announced himself during the Jonathan Ross Show in September 2017.
Elton John has told Taron Egerton to not copy him too much in the film, and make his own version out of it.
James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe were considered to play Elton John.
Prior to this film, Justin Timberlake was in talks to star in an Elton John biopic. Timberlake was hand-picked by Elton John to portray him in the music video for his single "The Train Don't Stop Here Anymore."
This is Taron Egerton's third movie where Elton John played a role. First movie was 'Sing' where Egerton sang Elton John's "I'm Still Standing." The second time, Elton John is co-starred in Egerton's 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle.' In this film, Egerton plays his own version of Elton John.
Jamie Bell also starred in Billy Elliot (2000), written by Rocketman (2019) screenwriter Lee Hall.
Bryce Dallas Howard plays Taron Egerton's mother in this film. In reality, she is only eight years older.
Jamie Bell (who plays Bernie Taupin) played the lead role in the film version of BILLY ELLIOT in 2000. Elton John was a key figure in helping develop the stage version of the film.
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