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James McAvoy Wants To Play Elton John

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Elton John may want Robert Downey Jr for his biopic but the role has caught the fancy of British James McAvoy, who has offered to play the musician.

McAvoy, best known for his roles in 'Atonement' and 'Wanted' wants to play the 'Candle in the Wind' hitmaker.

John has revealed that the actor has already offered to take on the lead in an upcoming biopic.

The singer and his partner, Canadian film producer David Furnish, are teaming up with British screenwriter Lee Hall for the new project.

They're hunting for an actor to play John, and the singer-songwriter admits McAvoy could be in with a chance, Sunday Express reported.

"James could do it and he's already offered. I'd just like to make a really great film about my life story.

"We have a great script already by Lee Hall, who wrote Billy Elliot. Obviously it's not going to be your normal run-of-the-mill film because my life has been kind of crazy, and I think it's important to do a surrealistic take on my life. I'd love to do that. This business is so incredible.
" John said.

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euphoricbliss7 10th-Feb-2011 05:29 pm (UTC)
OP your icon is just TOO HOT!!!!!

Also, great post :) !
love_james TY!10th-Feb-2011 05:34 pm (UTC)
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omfgkthxpie Re: TY!10th-Feb-2011 05:39 pm (UTC)
So cute!
eatincake Re: TY!10th-Feb-2011 05:48 pm (UTC)
omggggg DEAD.
sydneydaile 10th-Feb-2011 05:30 pm (UTC)
I think he could pull it off.
oh_beel 10th-Feb-2011 05:31 pm (UTC)
What about a guest appearance in Shameless?

It would be nice.
love_james 10th-Feb-2011 05:34 pm (UTC)
I still haven't watched Shameless. *hides*
oh_beel 10th-Feb-2011 05:57 pm (UTC)
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devochkazhenya 10th-Feb-2011 06:31 pm (UTC)
I only watched a couple eps of UK Shameless. I really like US Shamless though. And I was all ready to hate on Emmy Rossum.
smegma 10th-Feb-2011 06:41 pm (UTC)
Shameless doesn't deserve him anymore.

He needs to go on US Shameless and 1) teach Justin Chatwin how to be charming and 2) tell William H. Macy that he sucks. Maybe he can slap Emmy Rossum too. She's not nearly as bad as I expected but she's the kind of person who needs to be slapped on a regular basis.
missthing19 10th-Feb-2011 05:31 pm (UTC)
I would watch this film.
dnfrommn 10th-Feb-2011 05:32 pm (UTC)
please feature lots of naked sweaty gay sex. thanks.
whynownotthen 10th-Feb-2011 05:33 pm (UTC)
this WILL be a great movie!!!
love_james 10th-Feb-2011 05:37 pm (UTC)
Wait until this movie comes out.
okgoawaynow 10th-Feb-2011 06:28 pm (UTC)
disgusting
solidfoamsoul 10th-Feb-2011 11:13 pm (UTC)
FUUUU-- I love that song.

And I agree he was very good.
formal_affair 10th-Feb-2011 05:36 pm (UTC)
Um. Yes, please.
nami86 10th-Feb-2011 05:37 pm (UTC)
UNF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 'LOVE HIM!
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Edited at 2011-02-10 05:37 pm (UTC)
love_james MOST BEAUTIFUL MAN ON EARTH10th-Feb-2011 05:39 pm (UTC)

elliotdarling Re: MOST BEAUTIFUL MAN ON EARTH10th-Feb-2011 10:26 pm (UTC)
oh. oh. oh yes please.
smegma 10th-Feb-2011 06:45 pm (UTC)
YO DAWG I HEARD YOU LIKE JAMES MCAVOY

I miss that meme. :(
spellfae 10th-Feb-2011 05:38 pm (UTC)
he could pass as Matt Cardle's brother.

that said, he's beautiful. sincerely. i love him.
lucifersam 10th-Feb-2011 05:39 pm (UTC)
OMG!
He'd be brilliant.. <33
violentirony 10th-Feb-2011 05:44 pm (UTC)
♥ give this beautiful and talented man every role.
love_james THIS10th-Feb-2011 05:45 pm (UTC)
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ljubavirakija 10th-Feb-2011 05:44 pm (UTC)
IDK if I see him as Elton; but, he's an amazing actor
zeyi 10th-Feb-2011 05:49 pm (UTC)
God I love this man, he can get it anytime, anywhere, anyways
eatincake 10th-Feb-2011 05:49 pm (UTC)
both people i could masturbate to. APPROVED.
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