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Taron Confirms Role in Elton John Movie

Written by Chief Editor.

Taron Egerton is going from Eggsy to 'Rocket Man' as the Kingsman: The Golden Circle star confirms he'll be playing Sir Elton in an upcoming musical.

The actor was speaking during the filming of The Jonathan Ross Show, where he was joined by ''Kingsman'' co-stars Julianne Moore and Jeff Bridges.

Moore says Elton is very good the movie, and is also ''a wonderful person.''

But the biggest news of the night came from Taron himself, as he revealed that he'll be playing the lead role in a "not quite biopic" about Elton's early years.
 
"I'm really excited to talk about it. It's something that I've been so, so excited about.

"Elton's production company and Matthew Vaughn's production company – who made Kingsman – are planning a musical, fantasy, not quite biopic, about the early years of Elton John. It's going to feature his songs and I'm going to do the old acting and singing."