‘Rocketman’ trailer: First look at 1970s-set musical about Elton John’s early years

The first trailer has been released for Rocketman.

Directed by Dexter Fletcher (Bohemian Rhapsody), the fantasy musical stars Taron Egerton as a young Elton John.

The 28-year-old British actor is best known for his roles in Robin Hood and the Kingsman movies.

He’ll be joined in Rocketman by Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot), Richard Madden (Bodyguard) and Bryce Dallas Howard (Jurassic World).

Set in the late 1960s and early 1970s, the movie tells the story of Elton John’s emergence as a prodigy at the Royal Academy of Music to becoming a music superstar.

Watch the trailer:

Rocketman lands in cinemas on 31st May 2019.