British comedian Sasha Baron Cohen, who became famous after playing the role of Kazakh TV journalist Borat in the movie of the same name, will play Freddie Mercury in the biopic. This is reported by Reuters.
The script of the picture was written by Peter Morgan, who previously worked on the paintings `` The Queen '' and The Last King of Scotland. The director of the movie has not yet been appointed.
It is assumed that the movie will take place between 1985 and the moment when Mercury announced his illness.
The project is being implemented in cooperation with the foundation that controls the musician's legacy. as well as other members of the Queen group.
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