Richard Madden channels James Bond in a white tuxedo at the Rocketman premiere ...

Richard Madden channels James Bond in a dapper white tuxedo on the red carpet for the premiere of Rocketman at Film Festival

By Alisha Buaya For Mailonline

Published: 20:17 BST, 16 May 2019 | Updated: 20:17 BST, 16 May 2019

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He stars in the Elton John biopic Rocketman as the iconic musician's former manager and lover John Reid.

But it appeared Richard Madden was channeling James Bond at the premiere of the film, at Film Festival.

The 32-year-old cut a dapper figure in a white tuxedo jacket with black trousers and a bow tie - an ensemble custom made by Armani.

Hello handsome: Richard Madden appeared to be channeling James Bond at the premiere of the Elton John biopic Rocketman at Cannes Film Festival on Thursday

Hello handsome: Richard Madden appeared to be channeling James Bond at the premiere of the Elton John biopic Rocketman at Film Festival on Thursday

He posed with his co-stars Taron Egerton, Bryce Dallas Howard, Kit Connor and the film's director Dexter Fletcher.

Richard and Taron animatedly waved to fans in the crowds.

Also on the red carpet with the cast was Elton John and his husband David Furnish. 

The film tells the story of Elton John's rise to the top and his eventual partnership with Bernie Taupin who he collaborated with to produce the 1972 hit song Rocketman.

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