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Tom Hardy to Play Elton John in New Biopic

Tom Hardy to Play Elton John in New Biopic

Tom Hardy is set to portray the great music legend Elton John in a new biopic, Variety reports!

The 36-year-old actor will play the 66-year-old musician in Rocket Pictures’ Rocketman, the publication is reporting.

Focus Features has also come on board to give the film a major release in the United States. The movie will also be co-financed by AI Film.

No details about any other casting have been released. Tom‘s name has been circling the role for several months – James McAvoy‘s name was also thrown into the mix at one point.

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