26 September 2011 8:23 AM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

It seems funny that a Hollywood biopic about the colorful life of musical legend Elton John hasn’t been made already. The famous singer-songwriter – whose Oscar-nominated (and winning) tunes for Disney’s The Lion King are currently playing in theaters, once again – will see the early portion of his life realized in fantastical fashion in the upcoming film, Rocketman.

John (who was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight) has previously likened Rocketman as being more along the lines of Moulin Rouge! – and less a standard biopic about the trials and tribulations of a well-renowned musician (see: Ray, Walk the Line, etc.). It’s arguably a fitting approach, given the colorful nature of both John’s personal and private lives.

The Scottish Sun is reporting that James ...

Click to continue reading James McAvoy Rumored For The Elton JohnRocketman’ Biopic

»

- Sandy Schaefer

Report a problem



Similar News Items

James McAvoy
Elton John
The Lion King (1994)


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners