Trivia: In the film, Freddie discovers that he's HIV positive in 1985, prior to Live Aid, when in fact he didn't find out until the spring of 1987, after the 'Magic' tour.
Trivia: After Freddie announces that Jim Beach will be called "Miami", Mike Meyers gives a brief nod to "Dr. Evil" when he says "'Riiight'... now that everyone has an acceptable name."
Trivia: Queen was never in danger of breaking up due to Freddie's solo album deal with CBS. In fact, Roger Taylor was the first band member to do a solo album and had already released two before Freddie released his first album.
Trivia: While Bryan Singer is the sole credited director, three different people served as director for the film. Singer started production, but was fired because he began to behave erratically on-set and would frequently disappear for days on end. (Singer claimed his behavior was due to "pressing health matters.") Cinematographer Newton Thomas Sigel then stepped in to direct the film for the period immediately after Singer's departure. Finally actor and filmmaker Dexter Fletcher was hired by Fox to direct the final two weeks of principal photography and oversee the editing and reshoots of the film. Due to union rules, Singer was the only credited director, with Fletcher instead being given an executive producer credit for his contributions.
Trivia: The film has Queen hiring John Reid in 1974 prior to the release of 'Killer Queen', they did not hire him until 1975, also the film has Freddie meeting his partner Jim Hutton when Jim was employed as a catering assistant, Jim Hutton actually worked as a barber and Freddie met him in the Heaven nightclub.