The actor has already made a huge fan. "Elton said, 'I don't think I've ever heard anyone sing my songs better than Taron,'" producer Giles Martin says in the new video. "The great thing about Elton is, he wants Taron's interpretations of his songs." Rocketman, which opens in theaters on May 31, also starsJamie Bell(who portrayslongtime musical collaboratorBernie Taupin), Richard Madden (as John's first manager), Gemma Jones (as his grandmother Ivy Sewell) andBryce Dallas Howard(as his mother Sheila Farebrother). Dexter Fletcher is directing the film, which boasts a team of executive producers that includes John.