Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Paramount Pictures has released the first photo of actor Taron Egerton as music superstar Elton John in the biopic Rocketman.
"An epic musical fantasy. An uncensored human story. Take a first look at @TaronEgerton as Sir @eltonofficial in #Rocketman, coming soon," Paramount tweeted, along with the image.
The shot shows Egerton wearing over-sized, sparkly glasses, a gold, lame jacket and sneakers with wings on the side of them. He is lounging -- with bare legs -- on a striped couch on an airplane.
John, 71, is currently on his farewell concert tour. Egerton, 28, is known for his roles in Eddie the Eagle and the Kingsman movies.