Elton John musical in the works

21 March 2013, 16:42

Elton John on stage

A film biopic of Elton John is reportedly being changed into a musical, ‘Rocketman’.

Big news, Elton fans; a film biopic of the star is reportedly being changed into a musical, ‘Rocketman’.

Music promo and commercials director Michael Gracey has joined the team to oversee the project, according to Deadline.

Lee Hall, the writer of Billy Elliot has completed the script and the show will be produced through Elton John's Rocket Pictures.

Executive producers will include Steve Hamilton Shaw and John's partner David Furnish.

Hamilton Shaw said of the director: "Michael has an innovative, imaginative and compelling vision for the film."

Will you be going to watch it? Our friends at Smooth 70s most definitely will be queuing for tickets…