Rami Malek Is Freddie Mercury in Queen Biopic

MR. ROBOT -- "3xp10its.wmv" Episode 105 -- Pictured: Rami Malek as Elliot Alderson --  (Photo by: David Giesbrecht/USA Network)

Mr. Robot star Rami Malek will soon be seen on the big screen as none other than Freddie Mercury in the upcoming film, Bohemian Rhapsody.

The Freddie Mercury biopic also recruited a new director as well, The Usual Suspects director Bryan Singer have signed on for the film.

Featuring a photo of Queen on Instagram Singer confirmed his involvement on the biopic, nearly a year after producers announced they has hired The Theory of Everything screenwriter Anthony McCarten to pen a new draft of the film.

The role of Mercury was gone to Sacha Baron Cohen initially, but he dropped out over disagreements with Mercury’s band mates over how the film would cover the more salacious details of the Queen Singer’s life.

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