Paramount Pictures has announced that Rocketman will be released on May 17, 2019.
Directed by Dexter Fletcher, the film got a finance and distribution deal last month.
Tara Egerton portrays Elton in the various stages of his legendary life. The movie portrays the songster's rise to stardom through to his recovery from drug and alcohol addiction in the 1990s.
Lee Hall wrote the script, and Elton is producing with Marv Films and Matthew Vaughn alongside David Furnish.
Tara is singing Elton's material himself, and production is likely to commence in August