Justin Timberlake To Play Elton John In New Biopic?

3 January 2012, 10:44 | Updated: 3 January 2012, 10:46

The 'Sexy Back' star is top of Sir Elton's wish list for new movie, Rocket Man.

Sir Elton John has revealed that he wants Justin Timberlake to play him a new biopic about his life.

The 'Sexy Back' singer is top of the veteran star's wish list to play him after Justin dressed as Sir Elton in the video for 'This Train Don't Stop There Anymore'.

The film, which is provisionally titled Rocket Man, will follow Sir Elton's impressive rise to fame and has been described as a "jukebox musical".

Speaking about Justin, Sir Elton told the Los Angeles Times: "He played me before in a David LaChappelle video of 'Rocket Man' and was superb."

A major announcement about Rocket Man is expected to be made in the coming weeks.

Watch Justin Timberlake portray Sir Elton John in the video for 'This Train Don't Stop There Anymore' below.