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.
8 Taron Egerton and Rami Malek pose together at the US premiere of RocketmanCredit: Rex Features
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.
8 Taron Egerton stars as Elton John in Rocketman, which is rated 15Credit: Splash News
8 Rami Malek plays Queen legend Freddie Mercury in Bohemian RhapsodyCredit: Handout
8 Rocketman took in £4.1million less than Bohemian Rhapsody in the UK box office
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8 Sir Elton John has blasted Taron Egerton for lip-syncingCredit: The Mega Agency
8 Rocketman director Dexter Fletcher with his star Taron Egerton and box office rival Rami MalekCredit: Rex Features
8 Rockers Queen frontman, the legendary Freddie MercuryCredit: Getty – Contributor
8 Sir Elt at Rocketman’s UK premiere in Leicester Square, London, on May 20, 2019Credit: Getty – Contributor
Rocketman stars Richard Madden and Bryce Dallas Howard join Elton John and David Furnish on the blue carpet in London