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Tom Hardy terrified about singing in Elton John movie


Actor Tom Hardy is terrified about portraying Elton John in a new biopic because he has an awful singing voice.

The Brit has been cast as the flamboyant performer in "Rocketman," a new film which will detail the singer's life after leaving rehab in 1990.

However, Hardy fears he will infuriate fans unless he learns how to sing properly to portray the "Your Song" legend on screen.

He tells the Wall Street Journal, "(I will have to sing) otherwise I'll have probably failed, right? But that's terrifying me. I can't hold a tune to save my life. God knows how I'm going to do that. But then I couldn't cage fight before I'd gotten in with (2011 fighting film) 'Warrior.' And I still can't. I'm not supposed to be a cage fighter. I'm only playing one."

Apr 23, 2014 4:08PM
Why would they cast him if he admittedly can't sing? Surely, there are plenty of actors who can carry the part AND carry a tune!!
Apr 23, 2014 2:22PM
Apr 23, 2014 3:43PM
Maybe they should have picked a better candidate to portray Sir Elton.....
Apr 23, 2014 4:14PM
I'm making a movie about Mikhail Baryshnikov and considering Stephen Hawking for the lead.  I want to stay "trendy."

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