Actor Rami Malek, mostly known for his lead role in Mr. Robot has transformed completely into legend Freddy Mercury for Bohemian Rhapsody – his upcoming biopic. The photo that was released features the actor whose resemblance is uncanny to the late singer.
Fans just couldn’t get enough of the pic that showed Malek doing a pose similar to the one the superstar is famous for.
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He received many praising messages, and some fans are already sure that Rami Malek is going to get an Oscar for his portrayal.
‘My boy Rami Malek about to get his first Oscar nomination next year for playing Freddie Mercury. They nailed it!’ one social media user commented.
In addition to the lead actor, today, other names that joined the cast of the upcoming movie were revealed.
Lucy Boynton will be playing Mercury’s significant other, Mary Austin.
Previously, it was also announced that Gwilym Lee would star as Brian May, Joseph Mazzello as John Deacon and Roger Taylor will be played by Ben Hardy.
The biographical film is set to start shooting this month and will most probably be released by Christmas of 2018.
More exciting for the Mr. Robot actor’s fans is the fact that he also promised to not only act in the biopic but also sing.
Will you watch the film when it comes out? What do you think about the casting choice?