Tom Hardy To Play Elton John In Rocketman
October 24, 2013 00:38 | Updated: 6 weeks 2 days Ago
Rocket Pictures and Focus Features have announced that Tom Hardy will play Elton John in the Rocketman biopic.
Elton John will also re-record some of his all-time greats for the movie, which is set to go into production next Fall for a 2015 release.
The plot details are said to include that the movie will start with Elton John as a young five-year-old prodigy.
Rocketman is being directed by Michael Gracey from a screenplay by Lee Hall (War Horse).
Tom Hardy is known for playing the villain Bane for Christopher Nolan in The Dark Knight Rises and recently wrapped Mad Max: Fury Road where he will be playing the titular character.