Elton John Biopic “Rocketman” To Get Early Screenings

By Creative Media Times

Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures, in partnership with Fandango, is set to screen “Rocketman” in 400 theaters nationwide on May 18.

That would be two weeks earlier than the film’s official release date, and merely two days after the film premieres at the Cannes Film Festival.

The early screenings will take place through AMC Theatres, Regal, Cinemark, Marcus Theatres, Arclight Cinemas/Pacific Theatres and National Amusements. Tickets are now available for purchase exclusively through Fandango.

The film is reunites with the film’s star Taron Egerton, who plays the legendary hitmaker, with his Eddie the Eagle director Dexter Fletcher.

“Rocketman” will be Fletcher’s second consecutive film about a legendary pop musician after recently completing the Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

Rocketman also stars Jamie Bell as longtime lyricist Bernie Taupin, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard and Gemma Jones. It is set to take off in theaters next summer May 31, 2019.