LAS VEGAS, NV — (10-01-18) — Rocketman, the biographical musical film based on the life of musician Elton John, has finally been unveiled. After 5 years, the long awaited film is finally gearing up for a major promotional campaign.  Directed Dexter Fletcher and the screenplay by Lee Hall, showcases the fantasy life of legendary Elton John.

Starring Taron Egerton (Elton John), Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, and Bryce Dallas Howard, Rocketman is a fantastical telling of the life of the legendary Elton John.

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Paramount Pictures acquired the distribution rights to Rocketman in 2018. In an interview at CinemaCon, Egerton stated the film would play off as more of a fantasy-musical as opposed to a straightforward biopic.

Paramount Pictures originally had Rocketman scheduled for release on May 17, 2019, but was pushed back to May 31, 2019.

Plus you have to give credit to Taron Egerton for singing the songs in the film himself. The film was initially set to release May 17, 2019, but was pushed back to May 31, 2019.

Cast: Taron Egerton | Jamie Bell | Bryce Dallas Howard

genres: Biography | Drama

Directed by: Dexter Fletcher

Producer: Lawrence Bender | Adam Bohling | Elton John | David Furnish

Production co: Marv Films | Rocket Pictures

Distributed by: Paramount Pictures

Country: United Kingdom

Language: English

Release date: May 31, 2019

Article by: Michael “The Sizzler” Jacobs, Staff Writer

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