Taron Egerton ‘privileged’ by Rocketman role
Taron Egerton feels “incredibly privileged” to play Sir Elton John.
The 29-year-old actor plays the music legend in ‘Rocketman’ and feels an incredible sense of pride at being able to portray the famous singer.
He told Digital Spy: “I’ve left this process with a really strong friendship with an incredible man. I feel incredibly privileged to be a part of his life and I feel incredibly honoured to be entrusted with the great privilege of portraying him.”
Meanwhile, Elton previously spoke of how was very “moved” by Taron’s portrayal of him in ‘Rocketman’ and admitted he was so “blown away” by seeing his story told on the big screen he couldn’t help but shed a few tears.