Jamie Bell Plays Elton John’s Best Friend in “Rocketman”

The songwriting team of Elton John and his lyricist Bernie Taupin is one of the most enduring, successful and beloved creative partnerships in music history.  This unique relationship is celebrated in Paramount Pictures’ critically acclaimed musical, Rocketman.  British actor Jamie Bell plays Bernie Taupin opposite Taron Egerton’s Elton John. “What they have between them is kind …

‘Rocketman’ Review: Taron Egeron Soars in Entertaining & Moving Story of Elton John

ROCKETMAN (2019) Review Directed by Dexter Fletcher “You gotta kill the person you’re born to be to become the person you want to be.” I can’t deny that I’m still absorbing ‘Rocketman’ two days after seeing it. But I also can’t deny that it’s different from last year’s controversial biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’ Different in a …

“Rocketman” Rated R-13 Without Cuts, To Be Shown Unsanitized

MANILA, June 13, 2019 — Filipino audiences have the rare privilege of getting inside the real-life story of music legend Elton John in its full, controversial splendor as Paramount Pictures’ Rocketman has been rated R-13 without cuts by the Movie and Television Review & Classification Board (MTRCB). Watch the new Rocketman TV Spot at  The Board has deemed Rocketman suitable only …

“Bodyguard” Heartthrob Richard Madden Heats Up “Rocketman”

He became a household name with his role as Robb Stark in Game Of Thrones and last year’s worldwide smash, Bodyguard, BBC’s most-watched drama of the past 10 years.  Now, Scottish actor Richard Madden stars as John Reid in Paramount Pictures’ critically acclaimed Elton John biopic Rocketman. Watch the new Rocketman TV Spot In real-life, Reid was John’s first …

Welcome to “Rocketman” — The Birth of an Epic, Musical Odyssey

Fresh from its successful premiere in Cannes where it was greeted by a wild, standing ovation, Paramount Pictures’ Rocketman is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. Watch the film’s new TV spot “This movie is about when I started to become famous,” says Elton John. “It was an extraordinary …

New Posters Arrive for “Gemini Man,” “Ma” and “Rocketman”

United International Pictures has released the new one-sheet artworks for three of its highly anticipated films of the year — the action-adventure Gemini Man, the suspense thriller Ma, and the Elton John biopic Rocketman.   Check out the posters below and watch Rocketman in Philippine cinemas on June 19, followed by Ma on July 10, and Gemini Man on October 2nd. Rocketman, Ma, and Gemini Man are distributed …

“Rocketman” Featurette Recalls Elton John’s Journey

From a young musical prodigy to one of the world’s biggest icons, Elton John’s life comes to the big screen in Paramount Pictures’ “Rocketman.” Watch as the team behind the film discusses Elton’s incredible story in this special look at the film. Check out the featurette called Elton John’s Journey below and watch “Rocketman” in Philippine cinemas …

Taron Egerton as Elton John, Photographed by David LaChapelle for “Rocketman” Poster

Photographer David LaChapelle has photographed Taron Egerton as Elton John for the first official poster for “Rocketman.” Visionary David LaChapelle has created some of the most iconic imagery in Elton John’s career, and now turns his lens on the “Rocketman” film poster,  with Taron Egerton as Elton John. This image captures the originality and cinematic …