New Trailer for ROCKETMAN Reveals Taron Egerton’s Transformation into Elton John February 21, 2019 Paramount Pictures this week have revealed more footage and behind the scenes clips from ROCKETMAN, the upcoming Elton John fantasy. The below feature shows ‘Kingsman’ actor Taron Egerton transform into the legendary Elton John. Watch The ROCKETMAN Feature With Dexter Fletcher behind the camera, directing from a script by Lee Hall, the film is an epic musical fantasy about the “uncensored” human story of Sir Elton John’s breakthrough years, from his years as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his influential and enduring musical partnership with Bernie Taupin. ‘Rocketman’ also stars Jamie Bell as Taupin, Bryce Dallas Howard in the role of John’s mother Sheila Eileen, and Richard Madden (‘Bodyguard ,’ ‘Game of Thrones’) as Elton’s manager, John Reid. WATCH THE NEWEST TRAILER BELOW ROCKETMAN – Irish release date is May 24.