Justin Timberlake, Elton John's 1st Choice to Portray Him in Biopic

Justin Timberlake as Rocket Man-era Elton John

Justin Timberlake is transitioning smoothly on film with several acting gigs under his belt. His most recent movies include sci-fi "In Time" and the romantic comedy "Friends With Benefits" in which he starred alongside Mila Kunis. More recently, Justin's acting chops was praised by Sir Elton John himself. 

The legendary pop icon was impressed by Justin's portrayal of the pop icon in a music video that he told Los Angeles Times that he's No. 1 on his list of people to portray him on his biopic "Rocketman." The video, Rolling Stone clarified, is Elton John's "This Train Don't Stop There Anymore."

Can Justin Timberlake pull it off? Watch the video and let us know.

Read the full interview here.