The BBC reports Queen guitarist Brian May has revealed that Freddie Mercury will "appear" on stage during a special performance of West End musical We Will Rock You.
He told the BBC that the production team had been working on ways to give the late singer a presence during its 10th anniversary show for some time.
May stressed the new "effect" was not a hologram, calling it "an optical illusion of sorts. People will come out saying, 'did we actually see Freddie?'"
The guitarist hinted the musical might employ a similar technique to the one used to make the late rapper Tupac Shakur perform on stage at the Coachella music festival last month.
"It's a little unfortunate they did that thing with Tupac as we've been trying to make Freddie appear on the stage for quite a while," he said. "[That technique] is something we've looked at ourselves but I think probably for a show that runs eight shows a week it's not really quite practical."
The special performance, on Monday, May 14, will celebrate 10 years of the hit musical at London's Dominion Theatre.
Robert De Niro - one of the show's producers - will also be making an appearance.
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