WTF: A sequel to Bohemian Rhapsody is in the works

WTF: A sequel to Bohemian Rhapsody is in the works

Due to the overwhelming success of the Freddie Mercury/Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody', it is being reported that a sequel is already in the works. We probably (definitely) haven't seen the last of Freddie Mercury's story on the big screen. You would think that the tragic passing of one of rock's greatest vocalists would make a sequel impossible?

"I'm sure he [Beach] plans a sequel that starts with Live Aid", Dolezal said, adding the follow-up film is "being heavily discussed in the Queen family".

Rudi Dolezal, a filmmaker who directed a number of videos for Queen, told Page Six this week that a follow-up film to the Oscar-nominated film is now being discussed by members of the Queen family.

After grossing $870 million worldwide, the cast of Bohemian Rhapsody could be returning for an encore.

Best Actor Rami Malek poses with his award backstage.

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In the absence of a Bohemian Rhapsody sequel, there is still more of Mercury's story to be told, as Dolezal revealed that he's writing a book called My Friend, Freddie and plans to release interviews he had with Mercury in a film Freddie Mercury: In His Own Words.

It seems unlikely that Queen would take part in a film exploring Mercury's life after live-aid and the distressing six years that lead to his death.

Dolezal, who made 30 videos with Queen, began working with the band around the period of time the last scenes in Bohemian Rhapsody depict. The Live Aid concert was in 1985 and Mercury died in 1991 due to complications from AIDS. "Who knows, there might be a sequel". It also earned four Oscar nods for Best Actor, Best Sound Mixing, Best Film Editing and Best Sound Editing as well as a nomination for Best Picture.

Queen shied away from Sacha-Baron Cohen's original vision for Bohemian Rhapsody, believing it was too "outrageous" for mainstream audiences.

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