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Rocketman is a biographical musical film based on the life of British musician Elton John. The film follows John in his early days in England as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music through his musical partnership with Taupin. The film is titled after John's song " Rocket Man ". The film had been in development since the s before it was announced in that Focus Features acquired the rights to the film and director Michael Gracey and actor Tom Hardy were set to direct and star in the project respectively. After Hardy and Gracey left the project following creative differences between Focus and John that halted an initial production start in fall , the project languished for several years until Paramount Pictures and New Republic Pictures took over as distributor in April , where Egerton and Fletcher signed on. Principal photography began in August and was completed later that year.
The pop-music bio-pics keep coming because they fulfill several basic needs, for viewers and for musicians. For artists or their estates , bio-pics are a crucial marketing tool; they provide the ability to both produce and control their legacies and public images—and, for that matter, to propel themselves back into the forefront of mass media. In the film, it happens in The martial choreography and the Steadicam pursuits do little for, or to, the songs, but Egerton, who gamely if only efficiently does his own singing throughout, is no Channing Tatum. Born Reginald Dwight, the young John displays a precocious sunburst of musical talent at the family piano.