Rocket is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years.
The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight as he evolves into international superstar Elton John.
This inspirational story, set to Elton John’s most beloved songs and performed by star Taron Egerton, tells the universally relatable story of how a small-town boy became one of the most iconic figures in pop culture.
Rocketman also stars Jamie Bell as Elton’s long-time lyricist and writing partner Bernie Taupin, Richard Madden as Elton’s first manager, John Reid, and Bryce Dallas Howard as Elton’s mother Sheila Farebrother.
“Fletcher is the real star of this show, a director whose enthusiasm for musical storytelling shines through every frame, hitting all the emotional high notes. I have yet to come down” – Mark Kermode ★★★★★
“Taron Egerton is brilliant, an electrifying presence” – EMPIRE ★★★★