Taron Egerton has revealed he moved in with Elton John to get ready for taking part in the Ã‚Â iconic musician in upcoming biopic Rocketman.
The actor, aged 29, is about to play the Tiny Dancer singer and determined to greatest option to become familiar together with his mannerisms was watching himÃ‚Â in shut quarters.
Egerton instructed Man About City journal: Ã¢â‚¬Å“I spent a good bit of time with him earlier than we began taking pictures.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“He didnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t come on set, thank God, IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢d have discovered that actually onerous. However I went and stayed with him earlier than we began taking pictures and he let me learn his diaries and I frolicked with him and received to ask him issuesÃ¢â‚¬Â¦.which actually protects me a bit.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“He lends a little bit of an air of authenticity and it offers this a little bit of a seal of approval actually, which is nice. I nonetheless converse to him a few times every week now. HeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s very in my life. ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s goodÃ¢â‚¬Â¦ and a bit f**king surreal!Ã¢â‚¬Â
The actor additionally gave details about the difficulties of attempting to get the vocal inflections to sound just like the singer. Egerton mentioned: Ã¢â‚¬Å“I’ve to say, I feel when your major goal is sounding like somebody, then you definitely barely sacrifice a purity of expression and an actual humanity. It will possibly develop into somewhat bit sterile Ã¢â‚¬â€œ I completely didnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t wish to do this as a result of that is about illuminating somebodyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s life and whatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s actually occurring with them.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“So thereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s inevitably a little bit of Taron in there as a result of weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re speaking in regards to the spirit of somebody and about their interior life and their drug habit, not about the best way they transfer their mouth in an interview.Ã¢â‚¬Â
He added: Ã¢â‚¬Å“For me, itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s actually enjoyable telling this story in a barely much less typical manner as a result of it means you may bend the character barely. So me working round like a lunatic and dancing as if my life trusted it in this sort of wild, anarchic manner, will not be essentially one thing weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve seen Elton John do earlier than. However thatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s enjoyable. We get that little extra license.Ã¢â‚¬Â