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Taron Egerton is Elton John in new preview for Rocketman
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Taron Egerton is Elton John in new preview for Rocketman

A new preview of Rocketman, the biopic about the wild early years of Elton John, has been unveiled. Click below to watch it: 

The film stars Kingsman mainman Taron Egerton, who works with Eddie The Eagle director Dexter Fletcher.

The script comes from Billy Elliott writer Lee Hall, while Jamie Bell, Richard Madden and Bryce Dallas Howard also have key roles. 

The story will follow John's life as he goes from a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music to a global superstar and charts his enduring musical partnership with Bell's Bernie Taupin.

Egerton will also record a number of Elton John's songs for the soundtrack. 

Rocketman will be released into UK cinemas on May 31st this year. 

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