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Rami Malek plays Freddie Mercury

It did not take the production team behind the Freddie Mercury biopic long to pick a new director.  Just two days after dismissing Brian Singer (story), Dexter Fletcher has been named as director for the film starring Rami Malek as Queen's charismatic front man.  Fletcher's past credits include Eddie The Eagle and Sunshine On Leith.  

Here's a look at Malek in the role.

 

 


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