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Joseph Guay. T / Capitol RecordsElton John‘s upcoming movie biography Rocketman will cover the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s life story “from birth to rehab.” That’s according to Lee Hall, the man who’s writing the film.
Hall, who also penned the movie Billy Elliot and then worked with Elton to turn it into an ultra-successful musical, tells the BBC that Rocketman will be “an absolutely huge, crazy Technicolor affair.” While also dealing with Elton’s childhood and his rise to fame, Hall says, it won’t shy away from the darker parts of his life, such as the singer’s self-confessed “monstrous” behavior when he was in the throes of drug addiction.
Hall says that Elton provided him plenty of material for the movie, and giving him “incredible free rein.” He explained, “One day, he took me to his house and opened a safe and he had all his private diaries that nobody had seen from when he was in rehab and left me there to read all this stuff.”
“But he’s never commented once on the script,” Hall added, saying that Elton “hasn’t interfered at all,” in terms of …read more