03/01/2012 06:48 GMT

Elton John Wants Justin Timberlake To Play Him In Biopic - Who's Your Top Choice? (VOTE)

Justin Timberlake is Sir Elton John's top choice to play him in a forthcoming biopic on the rock and roll star's early life.

In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, the 60-year-old musician said Timberlake had been "superb" when he played him in a David LaChapelle video of Rocket Man.

He told the paper: "I've got a wish list of people. No. 1 on my wish list is Justin Timberlake."

John and his partner David Furnish are producing the biopic, which has the provisional title of Rocket Man. He said: "It's going to be a surreal look at my life, and not just a factual look at my life, more in the manner of a "Moulin Rouge!"

"I just don't want it to be a normal biopic because my life hasn't been like that. And it only goes up to when I go into rehab in 1990. It starts with me going into rehab and ends when I come out."

Timberlake, who rose to fame in boyband NSync and has since gone on to have a successful solo and acting career, certainly has the lungs for the role - but is there someone more suited to play the very British performer? Vote from our shortlist, or add your own idea below...

Watch the video for Elton John's This Train Don't Stop Here Anymore featuring Justin Timberlake below: