Rocketman Trailer Provides Bigger, More Colorful Glance Into Elton John’s Career

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Elton John Rocketman - Music Industry Weekly
Elton John Rocketman - Music Industry Weekly

A second truck for the Elton John -produced musical biopic Rocketman has arrived.

Taron Egerton stars within the Paramount Pictures film that will follows John’s personal plus professional trajectory, beginning with their days at the Royal School of Music through their musical partnership with Bernie Taupin.

The 2nd preview teases more of Egerton as the singer as well as the range of events the biopic will cover.

Starting with John sitting in a piano, he tepidly works “Your Song” as their family looks on. The particular song continues playing within the background as an African-American music performer tells John, “You have got to kill the person you were given birth to to be in order to become the individual you want to be, ” spurring their transformation as a “fat young man from nowhere” named Reginald to the soulful man Elton John.

“Benny and the Jets” serves as the particular soundtrack for the next group of scenes, which feature Mark changing everything from his name in order to his wardrobe, performing within studio and glimpsing a stunning man before he’s informed: “Just don’t kill your self with drugs. ”

As the music changes to “Tiny Dancer, inch the trailer takes a use focus on the more difficult components of John’s musical journey. Hw grapples with self-doubt, their identity and drugs whilst dealing with his relationships along with Taupin (Jamie Bell), their mother (Bryce Dallas Howard) and former manager Sara Reid (Richard Madden).

“Maybe I should possess tried to be more ordinary, inch John says as videos of Egerton in some from the singer’s most iconic clothes are sprinkled in amongst flashy dance sequences.

The trailer finishes with a brief look at the film’s re-creation of John’s 1975 Dodger Stadium performance, because the singer takes the phase to a crowd chanting call him by his name.

Directed simply by Dexter Fletcher and authored by Lee Hall, Rocketman is going to be released in theaters upon May 31.