Rami Malek is Freddie Mercury in the upcoming Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, promising to give fans a glimpse into the formation of the iconic rock band and the life of lead singer Freddie Mercury before his 1991 death. Check out the teaser poster and first footage below!
Here’s the official synopsis:
Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, their near-implosion as Mercury’s lifestyle spirals out of control, and their triumphant reunion on the eve of Live Aid, where Mercury, facing a life-threatening illness, leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. In the process, cementing the legacy of a band that were always more like a family, and who continue to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.
Watch the teaser trailer below:
Bohemian Rhapsody stars Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Tom Hollander and Mike Myers. In UK cinemas October 24, 2018.