Rami Malek will play Freddie Mercury in the upcoming Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, and last month, we got our first glimpse of the Mr. Robot actor embodying the queer rock legend via Entertainment Weekly.
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Suffice to say, Malek really has the look for the part. "When you're able to open your eyes and see a different person staring back at you in the mirror," Malek told EWabout his first time in costume, "it's a very affirming moment."
Bohemian Rhapsody will focus on Queen from 1970, when Mercury joined forces with Brian May and Roger Taylor, up until 1985, when he performed at Live Aid. The film, which is set for release on Christmas 2018, will combine use of Mercury's actual singing voice with Malek's.