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Taron Egerton as Elton John in Rocketman from Paramount Pictures.

The Elton John film Rocketman has been dubbed by Paramount Pictures as “an epic musical fantasy,” and after one look at the film’s first teaser trailer, you can see why.

Embedded below, the first video peek at Rocketman shows a film that’s a mix between a traditional biopic and a bold production similar to 2007’s Beatles film Across The Universe. While it’s certainly too early to talk about “awards season” because of Rocketman’s May 2019 release, it’s difficult not to think it’ll be up for Best Costume Design.  

Rocketman stars Taron Egerton as Elton John, Jamie Bell as songwriting partner Bernie Taupin, Richard Madden as former manager/boyfriend John Reid and Bryce Dallas Howard and John’s mother, Sheila.

Rocketman (2019) - Official Teaser Trailer - Paramount Pictures

It's going to be a wild ride. Taron Egerton stars as Sir Elton John in the epic musical fantasy #Rocketman, launching into theatres Summer 2019. Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: #Rocketman is an epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John's breakthrough years, starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden and Bryce Dallas Howard.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.