Elton John has released the EPIC extended musical number of 'Honky Cat' from ‘Rocketman’ biopic

Publish Date
Monday, 16 September 2019, 3:26PM

Following on from the success of the biopic Rocketman, Elton John is at it again!

The 72-year-old music legend has just released the official extended musical number for 'Honky Cat' - and we are absolutely loving it!

The funky and colourful video features an EPIC final dance number, starring Taron Egerton, Richard Madden and a troupe of scantily clad dancers - who even break into a tap dance.

The 29-year-old actor – who is best known for his roles in Kingsman, Sing and Eddie The Eagle – sings every song in the movie as he portrays a young flamboyant Elton.

In fact, John himself thinks Taron sings his songs better than anyone else.

"When I watch the movie, I don’t see an actor," John said. "I see myself. And that is an extraordinary thing for an actor to do. He has given a million per cent of him in this performance."

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The film, which is directed by Dexter Fletcher, takes a look into the legendary musician's influential career and at the highs and lows of his personal life.

Taron, who landed the role after Tom Hardy pulled out, said it has been the greatest joy of his professional life.

Rocketman also stars actors Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jamie Bell and Gemma Jones.