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Rocketman Premiere – Taron Egerton, Elton John & more on the new Biopic

Rocketman, the all singing, all dancing Elton John biopic, had its premiere in Leicester Square this evening following a triumphant debut at Cannes over the weekend. We loved it – read our effulgent review here.

Singing their way down the red carpet were stars Taron Egerton, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard & Elton John and filmmakers Dexter Fletcher, Matthew Vaughn, David Furnish and Claudia Vaughn.

The full cast includes Stephen Graham, Jamie Bell, Harriet Walker, Tate Donovan, Gemma Jones, Steven Mackintosh, Jimmy Vee and Kit Connor.

Colin Hart and Scott Davis were on the red carpet and conducted these interviews. Rocketman is in cinemas 22nd May 2019.

Rocketman Premiere Interviews

SYNOPSIS

Discover the story behind his music; 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 universallyrelatable story of how a small-town boy became one of the most iconic figures in pop culture. ROCKETMAN also stars JamieBell 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.

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