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James McAvoy to Star in Elton John Biopic "Rocketman"?

Posted: September 26th, 2011 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
James McAvoy to Star in Elton John Biopic "Rocketman"?Submit Comment
We recently learned that Elton John was developing a film about his life, called "Rocketman." Playwright Lee Hall will provide the script and John will produce. The two men previously worked together on the hit musical adaptation of Hall's "Billy Elliot" movie.

"'Rocketman' will be a radically different kind of biopic. [It will be] non-linear and hyper-visual," said producer Steve Hamilton Shaw. "We've always thought there was a wonderful cinematic opportunity to tell Elton's life story."

At this point, the script has been completed and the search for a director has started. The Scottish Sun claims that "X-Men: First Class" actor James McAvoy is the favorite to land the lead role.

Source: The Scottish Sun


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Ranger writes:
on September 26th, 2011 at 1:55:17 AM

I hope he's not expected to blast-off into another man's ass.
DaveThePhotoGuy writes:
on September 26th, 2011 at 2:05:04 AM

Don't care for Elton John (Reginald Dwight) and aint gonna see some glossed over version of his life.

pornfly writes:
on September 26th, 2011 at 2:17:08 AM

Xxx men first in ass' with Jimmy Macsonboys
masht7 writes:
on September 26th, 2011 at 2:40:30 AM

I'd prefer seeing the Freddie Mercury biopic with Sacha Baron Cohen.
Johnnyb writes:
on September 26th, 2011 at 6:08:05 AM

I donīt see him as Elton, worst choice of casting!!!!!
telur writes:
on September 26th, 2011 at 6:50:39 AM

tooooo short and skinny...
Ted Mosby writes:
on September 26th, 2011 at 6:57:35 AM

Looks nothing like him? sure you can dress him up like the fruitcake but he'll end up looking more like austin powers if anything

http://youtu.be/qvrXojax-sA
DaveThePhotoGuy writes:
on September 26th, 2011 at 6:57:45 AM

....and too good looking...lol
Ted Mosby writes:
on September 26th, 2011 at 7:06:42 AM

@Dave
Exactly!!

They should cast Andy Richer instead.
Ted Mosby writes:
on September 26th, 2011 at 7:10:31 AM

or maybe Louie Anderson? lol

http://www.elton-john.net/elton.jpg

http://tinyurl.com/3nu7cbh
masht7 writes:
on September 26th, 2011 at 9:27:44 AM

Phillip Seymour Hoffman?
DaveThePhotoGuy writes:
on September 26th, 2011 at 10:35:20 AM

How about just cast Elton John...

He aint gonna really do the truth-or at least the truth to him-anyway.
Bullit writes:
on September 26th, 2011 at 10:43:41 AM

Elton John's biopic ? For being gay & snorting cocaine since the seventies, who cares !
pornfly writes:
on September 26th, 2011 at 10:51:11 AM

i'm with MASHT, totally forgot bout that one. 'you like sexy time on my moostash?FLASH AHHHH, niiice'
Ranger writes:
on September 26th, 2011 at 10:21:34 PM

I'm with Mash on both posts.
Ranger writes:
on September 26th, 2011 at 10:28:43 PM

And Seymour Hoffman would make an excellent Elton.

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