Taron Egerton plays Elton John in the biopic “Rocketman.” He went through intense training to get the performance right. We spoke to Michael L. Roberts, who helped Egerton with his piano and vocals, about what goes into playing Elton John on the big screen. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.
Director Dexter Fletcher follows finishing up “Bohemian Rhapsody” (after initial director Bryan Singer was fired) by making a biopic on Elton John with “Rocketman.” Good news! Fletcher proves he can tell a great story. Using flashy CGI dance numbers and John’s music, “Rocketman” is as dazzling as the artist it […]
“Rocketman” will be released on Friday, May 31. The biopic chronicles the life of Elton John (portrayed by Taron Egerton), from a musical prodigy to a legendary artist. Egerton and Bryce Dallas Howard are among the cast members who underwent physical transformations for their roles. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more […]
Elton John and Taron Egerton performed a duet of John’s beloved song, “Rocketman,” at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival on Thursday. John and Egerton took the stage after the world premiere of John’s biopic “Rocketman,” in which Egerton portrays the iconic singer. “This has been a very emotional night for […]
Bryce Dallas Howard said that co-star Taron Egerton’s transformation in “Rocketman” is “unreal.” “He looks so much like him,” Howard, who’s promoting her partnership with Tide purclean, told INSIDER. “It’s not just about him actually doing an impersonation of Elton John. It’s about his essence and capturing that.” The actress, […]
INSIDER is looking forward to the most anticipated projects of 2019, from “Avengers: Endgame” and season three of “Stranger Things” to forthcoming albums from popular artists. We rounded up 24 celebrities who will likely make the biggest cultural impact next year, thanks to such projects. This includes big names like […]