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

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Instagram Testing Selector Wheel Format For ‘Stories’ on its Platform

Instagram has not commented on the feature yet

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Instagram app logo is displayed on a mobile screen in Los Angeles. VOA

Facebook-owned photo-messaging app Instagram is testing a selector wheel format to display filter options for ‘Stories’ on its platform.

The semi-circular wheel of options was first spotted by reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong, who also highlighted that the test feature reduced the eight camera options to three, Social Media Today reported on Tuesday.

“Instagram is working on new ‘Stories’ user-interface, inspired from mechanical circular mode switcher in DSLRs. Tabs reduced to just ‘Live’, ‘Normal’ and ‘Create’,” Wong tweeted.

‘Stories’ options like ‘Superzoom’, ‘Rewind’ and ‘Stickers’ have been re-arranged under the ‘Normal’ and ‘Create’ options, with ‘Live’ retaining its own mode.

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While the ‘Normal’ option has captured modes and Augmented Reality (AR) tools, and ‘Create’ hosts text and sticker tools.

“The new flow will mean that users may need to scroll around several times during their creation process to add all the effects, but the rounded selector does make it a little easier to do so, and looks like a helpful addition,” the report said.

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Specifications about the public availability of the selector wheel for ‘Stories’ options remains unclear.

Instagram has not commented on the feature yet. (IANS)