Elton John Wants Justin Timberlake For Biopicby: Posted:
Justin Timberlake may have taken the lead position in the race to play The Rocket Man, Elton John in his upcoming biopic.
According to PEOPLE, Timberlake won Elton John’s heart over after he played in him a David LaChapelle video.
John said he was “superb” and says he will be making an announcement soon.
"We have a director on board, and then it's just going to be a matter of getting the script exactly the way we want it," John said.
While Scottish actor James McAvoy was previously rumored to be the frontrunner, John says Justin is “No. 1” on his wish list.
Time will tell who get’s to fill John’s platforms, but in the meantime, Timberlake can be seen giving them a test drive in Elton John’s video, “This Train Don’t Stop There Anymore.” You can catch it, here: