According to Metro US, she said: “He was not around at all.
“I don’t really know why. I think he is quite a recluse now. For whatever reasons, and I definitely don’t know why that is.”
“For Joe Mazzello [who played Deacon], his preparation, like all of the boys, was phenomenal.
“They watched tape after tape after tape. Getting their facial movements.”
She continued: “We spoke about putting a small gap in Joe’s teeth because John had the tiniest little gap in his teeth. They were all over it. But John Deacon was definitely not around.
“[May and Taylor] were very involved. I only met Brian and Roger.
“Because they were the band members that were around a lot. They were just utterly brilliant.
“Brian very happily leant original pieces that he wore. Which was massive. I think he leant guitars and all sorts of stuff, too.”
She added: “The first time that Brian met Gwilym, because he is so well known for his wonderful head of hair, he even just moved a couple of curls, making sure they were in the right place. Which I thought was brilliant.
“That showed the detail. They were extremely generous.
“Completely delightful and 100% all over it.”
Bohemian Rhapsody is out now.