Fresh off his role portraying Elton John in the hit biopic, Rocketman, Rolling Stone reported actor Taron Egerton will read the audiobook of Elton’s upcoming memoir, titled Me. The autobiography, which was co-written by with music journalist Alexis Petridis, will be published on October 15th.
In the press release for the 13-hour audiobook — which will include passages by Elton himself — Egerton explained: “Elton John is a fascinating man, at times incredibly intimidating and yet very vulnerable; I have never met anyone like him. I was passionate about my role as Elton in the movie Rocketman and this feels like the perfect closing chapter to the whole experience. I am honored to have been asked to narrate Elton’s autobiography and I’m excited to get started.”