Also considered for the role of John Reid was Paisley-born actor Craig McGinlay.
How long is this going to take?
Counselor: That's really up to you.
Elton John: Right then.
When Elton slams down the phone on his mum, the dial tone is a recent British Telecom one, not the old 33Hz 'purr' that existed in the 1970s.
The film has a 'text ending'. It reveals that Elton John has been sober for 28 years and counting (but still has a problem with shopping), has established a successful aids charity that has raised over $400 million for HIV/ aids sufferers, is still friends with Bernie Taupin and has never had an argument with him, has finally found proper love with his now husband David Furnish, and has retired from making music in order to focus on raising his two sons.
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