David Oyelowo may star in Disney’s “Rocketman” relaunch

Sequel to the adventure film “Rocketman“, which has been developing for some time Disney, starts to move.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the tape was named The Return of The Rocketeer (“Return of the Rocketman“) and is positioned as a continuation and restart at the same time… The script is written by the co-author of the “Illusion of Deception” Edward Ricourt, and is going to produce the picture David Oyelowo (“Selma”, “Butler”, “Jack Reacher”) with his wife Jessica (“Sleepy Hollow”). He, according to reports, can play the main role.… The character is described as a retired Tuskegee pilot who takes on the rocket mantle.

The original “Rocketeer” was directed by Joe Johnston (“Jumanji”) and was released in 1991. The film was an adaptation of the comic book of the same name about a young test pilot of the 1930s, in whose hands he accidentally falls into a jetpack, which allows him to fly. The film stars Bill Campbell, Jennifer Connelly and Timothy Dalton.

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