Elton John to be portrayed on movie that will crown the golden era of music biopics

Elton John playing in Lisbon in December 2016

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The beat that opens the song 'Bennie and The Jets' throbs on as Elton John, wearing a purple baseball uniform, says that there are "moments in a rockstar's life that define who he is." And when he sings his classic tunes, he makes the audience levitate. Literally.

Scheduled to be released in 2019, the film on the career of the English songwriter - one of the best-selling artists in the history of pop music - will once again turn movie theaters into musical arenas.

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