Top Stories

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.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Tom Hardy playing Elton John in Rocketman???

Like Just Jared on Facebook

JJ Links Around The Web

  • Yolanda Foster chops off her locks...check out her new 'do - US Weekly
  • Rapper Riff Raff says Justin Bieber is totally sober - TMZ
  • SNL pokes fun at Taylor Swift's girl squad - Gossip Cop
  • Ariel Winter and her boyfriend share a sweet kiss at Teen Vogue's party - Just Jared Jr
  • Kim Kardashian has been helping Caitlyn Jenner with her makeup routine - Radar
  • Anna Faris and Chris Pratt's son gave a penguin the coolest name - Huffington Post
  • Just how tall is Jake Gyllenhaal?- Lainey Gossip
  • Hilary Clinton stops by Saturday Night Live - The Hollywood Reporter
A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here