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'Rocketman' Takes Flight: Inside Taron Egerton's Transformation Into Elton John (and, He Hopes, a Major Star) 

"I didn't think it was Taron. I thought it was me," says the musical legend of watching the actor, who shaved half his head, painted a gap in his teeth and made out with a 'Game of Thrones' star for a biopic that Paramount prays can replicate 'Bohemian Rhapsody' success — despite R-rated gay sex and drugs — and launch Egerton into the stratosphere of Hollywood.