Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Taron Egerton takes the as Elton John in the first teaser trailer for upcoming biopic Rocketman.
The clip, released Monday, chronicles John's legendary music career from his early beginnings to global stardom.
Egerton is seen performing the film's title track "Rocketman" on a piano as he begins to float in the air along with fans. The moment highlights how the biopic will combine fantasy elements with John's real-life story.
The teaser also features looks at John's lavish lifestyle and the ups and downs of his career, including a trip to the hospital.
"There are moments in a rock star's life that define who he is," Egerton says. "Where there was darkness, there is no you. And it's going to be a wild ride."