Directed by Dexter Fletcher, who has previously helmed movies like Eddie the Eagle and had taken over the directing responsibilities of Oscar-nominated Bohemian Rhapsody post Bryan Singer's exit, Rocketman will hit the big screen on May 30.
Taron Egerton, known for Kingsman series of films, stars as the legendary British singer-songwriter Elton John in the film. The one minute teaser of Rocketman suggests that the film will trace John's rise to stardom.
Taron Egerton has been roped in to star as Elton John in "Rocketman," the biopic about the legendary singer. Matthew Vaughn and his Marv Films will produce, along with John and his Rocket Pictures partner David Furnish.