Elton John Biopic Coming

01/31/2011
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(Gibson) Elton John is about to become the latest musical great to have a Hollywood biopic made about his life. But, he says, don't expect the film to be a straight-forward retelling, like Ray or Walk the Line.

"It will be more of a fantasy, Moulin Rouge-type of stuff," he told BBC Radio 2. "My life's been so surreal, from buying a football club to God knows what."

The untitled film is being written by Lee Hall, who worked together with John on the musical version of Billy Elliot. Hall also wrote the screenplay for the movie version. There's no word yet on who will be starring as the rock legend.

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