Sir Elton John admits he wanted the Rocketman biopic to be as 'honest' as possible

Mail Online | 5/24/2019 | Roxy Simons For Mailonline
Click For Photo: https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/04/23/15/12617206-0-image-a-277_1556029365823.jpg


Click For Video: https://videos.dailymail.co.uk/video/mol/2019/04/23/591091274634446450/1024x576_MP4_591091274634446450.mp4

Sir Elton John revealed he wanted the Rocketman biopic to be as 'honest' as it could be because the 'lows were very low, and the highs were very high.'

The musical icon, 72, spoke candidly in a featurette released on Tuesday, when he admitted he was keen the film didn't hold back because he wanted the adaptation of his rise to fame to be true to life, even if there were negative aspects to it.

Film - Elton - 'It - Lows - Highs

Speaking about the film, Elton explained: 'It had to be as honest as possible, the lows were very low, and the highs were very high and that’s how I wanted the film to be.'

While Taron Egerton, who portrays the hitmaker on screen, gushed that taking on the role has 'been the greatest joy of my professional life making this film.'

Kingsman - Star - Singer - Success - 'It

The Kingsman star went on to say of the singer's success: 'It's amazing that this working class kid is now one of the biggest icons in the world.'

The 'true fantasy' film depicts the musician's rise to fame in the 1970s, and director Dexter Fletcher called it 'Elton’s magical retelling of his own life'.

Elton - Husband - David - Furnish

Elton's husband David Furnish, who acts as an...
(Excerpt) Read more at: Mail Online
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!