Rocketman is an upcoming biographical musical drama movie which is based on the life of musicians Elton John. Dexter Fletcher is directing the movie, and Lee Hall has written it. The film will be making its way towards your nearest cinema pretty soon.
The movie will be released in UK cinemas on May 24, 2019. For people living in the United States, the movie will be released a later date on May 31, 2019. The movie will be making its premiere at Cannes Film Festival on May 16, 2019.
Now moving on to the cast for the movie. Some big names will be involved in the film. Here is the cast of Rocketman:
Taron Egerton as Elton John. Taron is fondly remembered for his role in Kingsman. He will play Reginald Kenneth Dwight.
Jamie Bell as Bernie Taupin. Bernie is a close friend and a collaborator of John. He also wrote the lyrics of many songs for Elton John.
Richard Madden as John Reid. He will play the role of John’s manager and lover.
Bryce Dallas Howard as Sheila Eileen
Stephen Graham as Dick James
Gemma Jones as Ivy.
The movie will run for 141 minutes or 2 hours 21 minutes.
Rocketman tells the story of Elton John’s life. It shows his journey from an enormous talent at the Royal Academy of Music to one of the biggest stars. The movie shows his influential musical partnership with Bernie Taupin. Rocketman also shows his struggles while he was dealing with depression, his sexual orientation, and substance abuse. There will be a focus on his relationship with his mother Sheila Eileen and his romantic relationship with manager John Reid.
We have already seen an excellent movie about a music star. I think you know what I am talking about. It will be interesting to see if this movie can do better than Bohemian Rhapsody.