“Rocketman” Official Trailer Released

By Creative Media Times

Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures has released the official trailer for Dexter Fletcher’s upcoming musical drama film based on the life of musician Elton John.

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.”

Rhapsody has been a global blockbuster these past few months and is headed into this Sunday’s academy awards with five nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Malek.

Meanwhile, Egerton was last in last November’s action-adventure “Robin Hood” playing the titular role opposite Jamie Foxx.

Rocketman also stars with 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.