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Jamie Bell is in negotiations to play Bernie Taupin in Paramount’s upcoming biopic, Rocketman,Variety reports.

The entertainer rose to prominence for his debut role in the 2000 film Billy Elliot, for which he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

Meanwhile, the star of Rocketman, Taron Egerton, has given fans a sneak peek.

The actor posted a picture, apparently from the set, on Twitter.

The image shows the shadow of a man wearing two huge wings.

It was captioned: “Here we go.

“#Rocketman @eltonofficial @ParamountPics.”