James McAvoy is rumored to be the front-runner to portray sir Elton John in the ‘Rocketman’ biopic.
The Daily Mail reports:
Rocketman will no longer just be a song remembered by Elton John fans, as the singer has revealed he will be turning his life into a Hollywood film with the same title.
Actor James McAvoy is tipped to land the part of the singer who was named recently as the top earning British entertainer in the world.
Sir Elton, 64 and his partner David Furnish, 48, have teamed up with “Billy Elliot” writer Lee Hall to create the film.
The Scottish Sun adds:
Scots actor James McAvoy is being tipped to play Elton John in a Hollywood biopic.
Superstar Elton is turning his life into a movie called Rocketman.
And McAvoy, 32, is favourite to land the role of the flamboyant singer.
The 64-year-old and partner David Furnish, 48, have teamed up with Billy Elliot writer Lee Hall to create the film.
The film will follow Elton John’s life from his childhood as a piano prodigy to the famous artist that became a musical icon.