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Elton John Wants Justin Timberlake! (To Play Him In His Upcoming Biopic That Is)

In a recent interview with the Los Angeles Times Elton John talked about the making of an upcoming Elton biopic of his life being made and that it would it will be a “jukebox musical in earnest.”

“It’s going to be a surreal look at my life, and not just a factual look at my life, more in the manner of a Moulin Rouge!” said the singer, who commissioned Billy Elliot writer Lee Hall to pen the script. “I just don’t want it to be a normal biopic because my life hasn’t been like that.”

And who exactly does Ms Elton want playing herself? 

I’ve got a wish list of people, No. 1 on my wish list is Justin Timberlake, because he played me before in a David LaChapelle video of ‘Rocket Man’ and was superb.”

Elton wants the biopic will only go up the year he went into rehab in 1990 and then the movie will feature  flashbacks of his rise and  fall of his career up to that point. “.”

David Farnish, Elton’s husband is co-producing and a director has been director lined up.

Justin Timberlake as Elton John.?  That will send sexy away never to come back

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Will Kohler

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