Rocketman is in Theaters May 30. ROCKETMAN is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John.
This inspirational story – set to Elton John’s most beloved songs and performed by star Taron Egerton – tells the universally relatable story of how a small-town boy became one of the most iconic figures in pop culture. ROCKETMAN also stars Jamie Bell as Elton’s longtime lyricist and writing partner Bernie Taupin, Richard Madden as Elton’s first manager, John Reid, and Bryce Dallas Howard as Elton’s mother Sheila Farebrother.
Watch a clip from the movie ‘Rocketman,’ starring Taron Egerton. Photo: Paramount Pictures/Associated Press
“Bursting with glitter, outsized emotions, and the sheer joy of both music and a life well-lived, this glammy musical is the gorgeous biopic Elton John deserves.” Common Sense Media
“Rocketman features a stunning, powerful star turn from Taron Egerton as Elton John in a sharp and entertaining jukebox musical-style biopic.” Screen Rant
“The colors are stunning, the settings are striking and the energy is irresistible.” Wall Street Journal