Taron Egerton as Elton John in a still from Rocketman (category to be confirmed). The film, directed by Dexter Fletcher, captures the singer’s rapid rise to multimillionaire status and his spells in and out of rehab. Richard Madden and Bryce Dallas Howard co-star.

Cannes 2019: Rocketman film review – Taron Egerton superb as Elton John in musical biopic

  • Styled as a fantasy musical, Dexter Fletcher’s film covers the base points of the singer’s life but doesn’t stick strictly to the facts
  • There’s the fame and fortune, his love affair with his manager, the spells in rehab; musical numbers are staged with panache, with Egerton commanding on stage
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Taron Egerton as Elton John in a still from Rocketman (category to be confirmed). The film, directed by Dexter Fletcher, captures the singer’s rapid rise to multimillionaire status and his spells in and out of rehab. Richard Madden and Bryce Dallas Howard co-star.
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