Dexter Fletcher, who directed Rocketman and briefly pinch-hit on Bohemian Rhapsody after the departure of Bryan Singer, considered but dismissed a brief crossover appearance in the Elton John biopic by the Freddie Mercury biopic star Rami Malek.
In an interview with the Gay Star News site, Fletcher said a crossover appearance would have been “a little too knowing.”
“There was an idea I had [at] one point, where Eltons in a restaurant with his mother,” Fletcher said. “I thought John Reid and Freddie could be at another table and they wave at each other!” the director said of the movie starring Taron Egerton as Elton John. “That would have been amazing, [but] it didnt come to pass. It wouldve been a little too knowing. Im not looRead More – Source