Queen unveiled on their official website that “Bohemian Rhapsody” is now in the works. The band’s biopic will star Mr. Robot’s Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury and will be directed by Bryan Singer.
The band wrote on their website, “After months of speculation, QOL can also confirm that the film is now ‘as-close-as-that’ to start of shooting. Pre-production begins next week in the UK to prepare for start of principal photography in around London as soon as mid-September.”
Whoever will play the other members of the band has yet to be announced, but the website says it will confirm it as soon as it can. See the full announcement here.