Justin Timberlake Was Eyed for 'Rocketman' Before Taron Egerton

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Published on May 30, 2019 - Duration: 00:58s

Justin Timberlake Was Eyed for 'Rocketman' Before Taron Egerton

Justin Timberlake Was Eyed for 'Rocketman' Before Taron Egerton Egerton landed the role of Elton John in the blockbuster biopic.

But Sir Elton's husband, David Furnish, recently revealed that Timberlake was a serious contender.

Apparently Timberlake impressed the couple when he portrayed Elton John in his 2001 music video for "This Train Don't Stop There Anymore." David Furnish, to 'The Hollywood Reporter' David Furnish, to 'The Hollywood Reporter' Elton John and his husband were still elated with Egerton's performance in the final cut.

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