Elton John officially announced that he wants Justin Timberlake to play him in his biopic ‘Rocketman’, a biopic that’s said to combine Elton’s life story along with fantasy elements from his songs. The story will be written by Lee Hall who also wrote ‘Billy Elliot’ and ‘War Horse’ and executive produced by John himself.
John told Los Angeles times, “I’ve got a wish list of people. No. 1 on my wish list is Justin Timberlake, because he played me before in a David LaChapelle video of “Rocket Man” and was superb.”
He added more about the movie saying ”That would be a jukebox musical in earnest, maybe with a couple of new songs. | Full Story