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Variety reports that Bryce Dallas Howard is joining Paramount’s biopic Rocketman.

The Jurassic World actress, who is the daughter of director Ron Howard, will be portraying the mother of the luminary, who is being played by Kingsman actor Taron Egerton. Jamie Bell, and Richard Madden have also been cast.

The film will follow the vocalist from his days at the Royal Academy of Music to his rise on the rock ‘n’ roll scene of the 1970s and ’80s and his recovery from drug and alcohol addiction in the ’90s.