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Elton John seeks star, director for biopic

(CNN) - Sir Elton John's life story could soon be coming to a theater near you, according to Entertainment Weekly.

A planned biopic will look at the ups and downs of the legendary rocker's life and career through a series of musical sequences, the magazine reported.

The film is expected to be titled Rocketman, after John's hit 1972 single.

John is developing the biopic along with his partner, David Furnish, according to the report.

The script is reportedly set to go, and the couple is now looking for a director and a star to play John in the film.

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