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Actor Rami Malek to essay Late Singer Freddie Mercury, based on Band Queen in Biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Malek, 35, recently won the Best Actor Emmy for cyber series "Mr. Robot"

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Los Angeles, November 6, 2016: Actor Rami Malek is set to play late singer Freddie Mercury in the biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody”, based on the band Queen.

With Bryan Singer directing the biopic, New Regency and Fox are going to co-produce the film with Graham King producing as well, reports variety.com.

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Bryan Singer confirmed the news on his Instagram account with a photograph of the Queen band members and confirmed his and Malek’s involvement as well.

Anthony McCarten of “The Theory Of Everything” fame has penned the script.

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King has been trying to get the project off the ground for sometime having originally set it up at Sony with Sacha Baron Cohen at one point set to star.

When Cohen dropped out, King began looking for a new director and frontman to star in the film.

Malek, 35, recently won the Best Actor Emmy for cyber series “Mr. Robot”. (IANS)

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  • Antara

    The ‘Mr. Robot’ star is on the rise! Great news!

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Key To A Good Chemistry On-Screen Is Being Friends First, Sunny Leone

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Sunny Leone set to co-host 'Spiltsvilla:11'. Flickr
Sunny Leone set to co-host 'Spiltsvilla:11'. Flickr

Actress Sunny Leone says the ability to be good friends at first is the key to a sparkling chemistry in a relationship.

On how to achieve good chemistry in a relationship, Sunny told IANS over email from Los Angeles: “It is honesty and the ability to be friends first.”

The actress, who is married to Daniel Weber, will be seen hosting the 11th season of “Splitsvilla”, with the theme ‘Emotions vs Science’ on MTV.

Sunny Leone And Rannvijay Singh Set To Host Another Season Of Splitsvila. Flickr
Sunny Leone And Rannvijay Singh Set To Host Another Season Of Splitsvila. Flickr

“I love that I have been working on this show for the past five years. It’s a time I look forward to every year because it’s so much fun… This year I believe we have a great looking bunch of contestants and they are all very talented and outgoing. They are so entertaining,” she said.

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“We have so much fun together laughing. I love his family and this year was especially tough for me because I got very ill during shooting and he helped me out so much, keeping an eye on my children as I was hospitalised for a night. They really love being around him and he is a great ‘little big brother’,” she said. (IANS)