Meet The Cast Of Queen In The Upcoming Freddie Mercury Biopic

August 21, 2017
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It has been loudly announced that Mr. Robot actor Rami Malek will be playing the role of Freddie Mercury in the upcoming biopic about the life of the legendary Queen vocalist. Malek recently expressed both his excitement and terror of taking on the roll on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

But what about the rest of the Queen members? It has been announced on the band's official website that the actors playing the roles of Brian MayRoger Taylor and John Deacon have been selected.

Joe Mazzello (Jurrasic ParkThe Social Network, Undrafted) will play bassist John Deacon

Ben Hardy (X-Men: Apocalypse, Only The Brave, EastEnders) has been cast as drummer Roger Taylor

Gwilym Lee (The TouristEastEndersJamestown) will be playing the role of guitarist Brian May

Bryan Singer (The Usual SuspectsX-Men, Superman Returns) has been selected to direct the film, and both May and Taylor will be working as the musical directors. Production is expected to begin in Fall 2017 and a US release is estimated to drop on December 25th, 2018.