Los Angeles: “Mr. Robot” star Rami Malek has been roped in to play Freddie Mercury in Queen biopic titled “Bohemian Rhapsody”.
The Golden Globe nominee will team up with Bryan Singer, who is attached to direct the-long-in-development movie, reported Deadline.
Singer shared on Instagram on Friday, October 4 a picture of the band to confirm his and Malek’s involvement in the upcoming biopic. “Looking forward to @ramimalek @whoismrrobot playing #Freddie,” he captioned the photo.
Graham King is producing via his GK Films. Jim Beach also serves as a producer, with Denis O’Sullivan exec producing.
The production is expected to begin early next year.
The Freddie Mercury biopic has actually been in the works for years, with Sacha Baron Cohen having previously been tapped to play the lead vocalist. PTI
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