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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