Rocketman’s Taron Egerton and Bohemian Rhapsody star Rami Malek smile on meeting as biopics compete at the box office


ACTORS Taron Egerton and Rami Malek get pally after starring in separate blockbuster biopics.

Elton John actor Taron, 29, posed in New York with Rami, 38, who won an Oscar as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody — but was blasted by Sir Elton for lip-syncing.

Taron Egerton and Rami Malek pose together at the US premiere of Rocketman
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Taron’s Rocketman, which is rated 15, came £4.1million short of family-friendly Bohemian Rhapsody’s £9.5million takings in its first five days at the UK box office.

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Taron Egerton stars as Elton John in Rocketman, which is rated 15[/caption]


Rami Malek plays Queen legend Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody[/caption]

Rocketman took in £4.1million less than Bohemian Rhapsody in the UK box office

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Sir Elton John has blasted Taron Egerton for lip-syncing[/caption]

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Rocketman director Dexter Fletcher with his star Taron Egerton and box office rival Rami Malek[/caption]

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Rockers Queen frontman, the legendary Freddie Mercury[/caption]

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Sir Elt at Rocketman’s UK premiere in Leicester Square, London, on May 20, 2019[/caption]



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