After being in production since 2010, the Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody' is finally set to be released this year. The official trailer has been released on the Internet. The movie features Mr Robot's Remi Malik in the role of Freddie Mercury and the other cast includes Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee, Joseph Mazzello, Allen Leach, and Lucy Boynton.
#1 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Finally Set To Be Released
The Queen and Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody have finally been released after 8 years in production. A short teaser of the movie was released on Monday at Queen's official Youtube channel. Now after the teaser, the trailer of the movie has been made available on the Internet.
#2 Remi Malik Playing The Role Of Freddie Mercury
Looking at the trailer of the biopic, we see Remi Malik in the role of Freddie Mercury, the larger-than-life lead singer of the band. Originally Sasha Baron Cohen was supposed to play the role of lively Freddie Mercury but unfortunately left the project midway back in 2013 due to creative differences. After the differences, Queen's bandmate Brian called Sasha 'an arse.'
#3 Movie Was Under Production Since 2010
Not only this the movie also faced directorial drama and X-Men director Brian Singer was fired from his position behind the camera, for taking too much time off. Instead, the job went to Dexter Fletcher who directed 2017's Eddie the Eagle. The movie is set to be released this year in October in the UK and will be released in November in the US.
#4 Movie Is Set To Be Relesed This Year In UK And USA
The movie's official released synopsis reads, "Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, their near-implosion as Mercury's lifestyle spirals out of control, and their triumphant reunion on the eve of Live Aid, where Mercury, facing a life-threatening illness, leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music."
#5 "The Only Thing More Extraordinary Than Their Music, Is His Story."
The trailer includes some of the Queen's biggest hits including 'Another One Bites the Dust', 'Killer Queen', 'We Will Rock You', and - of course - 'Bohemian Rhapsody'. The words said during the trailer are, "The only thing more extraordinary than their music, is his story." The other movie cast includes Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee, Joseph Mazzello, Allen Leach, and Lucy Boynton. The movie credits are given to Queen band's surviving members along with their manager Jim Beach, including Robert De Niro.
#6 One Of The Most Iconic Band Of 20th Century
Considered as one of the most iconic rock band of the 20th century, 'Queen' was formed in London in 1970. The estimates of their record singles range from 150-300 million, making them one of the best selling music artists. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001 and in 2018 they were presented with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.