The performance of lead actor Taron Egerton is one of the highlights of “Rocketman.” If you have fallen in love with the charismatic Welshman, you can look forward to his next movies and series.
Undoubtedly: if “Rocketman” hadn’t had such a great lead, it would have been a completely different movie and probably not that great. Taron Egerton is particularly enthusiastic because he sings all the songs in the film himself, which is why he was ennobled by Sir Elton John himself.
If, after the musical biopic, you want to see or hear more of the 29-year-old Welshman, best known for his starring role in the agent comedy “Kingsman: The Secret Service” and then, among other things, the British cult. Ski jumper Eddie the Eagle in the movie of the same name (by the way, also from “Rocketman” director Dexter Fletcher) and more recently popular hero Robin Hood, then you can look forward to the next movies and series.
“The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance”
His next project with Taron Egerton is the Netflix series “The Dark Crystal,” which is a prequel to the 1982 cult film of the same name. Like the cast of “Muppet” creators Jim Henson and Frank Oz, the series was generously staged with puppets; therefore, Taron Egerton cannot be seen, only heard.
Egerton lends his voice to the main character: the Gelfling Rianwho, along with his cronies Brea (Anya Taylor-Joy, “Split”) and Deet (Nathalie Emmanuel, “Game Of Thrones”) embarks on a long journey to discover how nasty cookies once took over the world of Thra could achieve. The series will premiere on August 30, 2019 on Netflix. And in addition to Taron Egerton, it also has a fantastic cast of speakers, among other things you can hear the voices of Helena Bonham-Carter (“Harry Potter”), Mark Hamill (“Star Wars”), Simon in the English version Pegg (“Shaun Of The Dead”), Andy Samberg (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”), Alicia Vikander (“The Danish Girl”), Mark Strong (“Kingsman”) and Toby Jones (“The Hunger Games”) are delighted .
And Taron Egerton can only be heard as a speaker on project number two: In 2016 he voiced the gorilla Johnny in the animated film “Sing”, which he will reprise in “Sing 2”. The sequel will hit German theaters on July 1, 2021.
By the way, Taron Egerton already contributed a song by British pop and rock legend Elton John to “Sing”: “I’m Still Standing”, which also forms the grand finale to “Rocketman”. You can watch the performance here:
And last but not least, there is another track where you can see Taron Egerton and never hear him again: “Kingsman 3”. It’s not officially confirmed yet, but Matthew Vaughn, director of the first two parts and also producer of “Rocketman,” has just revealed that the movie should definitely arrive. The story of young agent Eggsy (Egerton) and his mentor Harry (Colin Firth), which began in “Kingsman” in 2014, should come to a great conclusion.
It is not known exactly when “Kingsman 3” will be released. – for that it would have to be officially confirmed first. However, Matthew Vaughn said: “I hope to shoot later this year or early next year.” If that works, a theatrical release in 2021 looks realistic.
Taron Egerton’s projects are not yet known. However, we are confident that this will change soon; after all, he has been one of the most promising young actors in Hollywood for several years. His “Robin Hood” failed in 2018 (started in Germany in January 2019), but it will be He has already acted as an Oscar contender for his performance in “Rocketman.” Without a doubt, he will make such prestigious role offers in the future …
“Rocketman” has been in German cinemas since May 30, 2019.
Elton John made sure there was enough sex and drugs in “Rocketman”