TARON IS A YOUNG ROCKETMAN
ANGLESEY-RAISED actor Taron Egerton is to play a young Elton John in an upcoming movie biopic of the singer.
The actor - who plays a young Sir Elton in Rocketman - posted a picture, apparently from the set, on Twitter.
The image shows the shadow of a man wearing two huge wings.
It was captioned: “Here
we go. #Rocketman @ eltonofficial @ ParamountPics.”
The film is expected to chart Sir Elton’s career, following his storyt as he went from being a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music to becoming a worldwide record-making superstar.
Taron spent his childhood in Llanfairpwll and later Aberystwyth.
Taron Egerton who is playing a young Elton John, seen inset when he performed in Colwyn Bay in 2015