Elton John says “it’s the weirdest thing” to see himself portrayed onscreen: “It’s hard enough to look in the mirror”

Taron Egerton as Elton John in “Rocketman” from Paramount Pictures

Sadly, the subjects of musical biopics — like Freddie Mercury or Johnny Cash — often aren’t around to see their lives portrayed on screen. Elton John is an exception: He’s very much with us and ready to see his biopic Rocketman next month. Now, all he needs to do is be able to watching it without cringing.

For Interview magazine, Elton chatted with Richard Madden, who plays his former manager and lover John Reid in Rocketman. Elton says of the film, “I have seen a …read more

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