Rami Malek, who starred in the popular television series "Mr. Robot", will play the role of Freddie Mercury in a biopic dedicated to the leader of Queen. Director and producer Brian Singer announced this on his official Instagram page.
No further clarification on this matter was followed. Recall that the musicians of the Queen group have been trying to movie the biography of Mercury for many years. sifting through many potential singers. So, initially, their choice fell on the British comedian Sasha Baron Cohen, whose physical resemblance to Mercury, provided that the appropriate makeup was used, was simply amazing. However, in the future, the actor refused to participate in the project because of some "creative differences." Later, Daniel Radcliffe and Ben Whishaw were named as applicants. But the group's cooperation with these actors was never formalized in the form of official contracts.
Rami Malek himself has not yet commented on Singer's statement on this matter. In 2016, the actor was nominated for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series.
The Topic of Article: The star of the TV series Mr. Robot will play Freddie Mercury.