Mr. Robot Becomes Mr. Farenheit

Rami Malek from Mr. Robot just began playing Freddie Mercury in the long-delayed biopic about the band Queen.  Actually, director Bryan Singer has eschewed the term “biopic”, saying that it’s a celebration of the band’s music.  The film is expected to solely chronicle the time Queen was active – from its inception in 1970 to their performance at Live Aid in 1985, six years before Mercury’s death.  A photo of Malek as Mercury during the iconic concert has been leaked and, while he looks better than anticipated, I can’t help but feel the previously attached Sacha Baron Cohen would have been a more effortless fit.  Decide for yourself on

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