By Rianne Addo For Mailonline. He's set to portray one of the industry's leading musicians in the hotly-anticipated biopic Rocketman. And Taron Egerton has detailed his experience of transforming into the iconic Elton John for the upcoming film ahead of its release later this month in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter. Alongside a suave cover shoot, the year-old screen star addressed backlash he's received from the LGBTQ community over his casting as the gay singer, kissing on-screen lover Richard Madden, and speculation over whether he's set to become the next James Bond. Lifting the lid: Taron Egerton has detailed his experience of transforming into the iconic Elton John in Rocketman ahead of its release later this month in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter.
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Egerton, who plays singer Elton John in the upcoming biopic "Rocketman," also addressed rumors he is gay. Taron Egerton says the MeToo movement has made him concerned about being alone with "certain" women. There are certainly situations where I avoid being alone with certain people. The "Robinhood" star also said that working with Kevin Spacey , who has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple people, on box office flop "The Billionaire Boys Club" made him extra cautious about who he spends his time with. Egerton, however, did not have a negative experience with the actor. It's weird because he and I had stayed in touch, he had asked me to socialize.
Taron Egerton is a Welsh actor famous for portraying the role of Elton John in the film Rocketman. Egerton won a Golden Globe for Best Actor for his role in the film. Taron made his breakthrough when he played the role of Eggsy in the action-comedy Kingsman: The Secret Service.
The former is his first big performance on screen after he kicked off his career four years earlier. His birth took place in England but Taron claims he is Welsh because of his grandmother who is Welsh. His claim is also founded on the fact that when his parents divorced, he got to live with his mother. He is one of four children and has an elder brother and two younger sisters.