A Night at the Cinema: Actors portraying Freddie Mercury's band mates in upcoming Queen biopic revealed

Neal Preston/©Queen Productions Ltd.Queen‘s official website has revealed the actors who’ll be joining star Rami Malek in director Bryan Singer‘s forthcoming biopic about the legendary U.K. band, Bohemian Rhapsody.

Appearing with Malek, who had already been cast as Queen singer Freddie Mercury, will be Gwilym Lee as guitarist Brian May, Ben Hardy as drummer Roger Taylor and Joe Mazzello as bassist John Deacon.

Lee’s list of credits includes parts in the British TV series Fresh Meat and Midsomer Murders, as well as in the upcoming movie The Last Witness. Besides acting, Gwilym is a talented musician who sings and plays piano, trumpet and guitar.

Hardy’s resume includes parts in the popular British series The Eastenders and the 2015 superhero film X-Men: Apocalypse.

As a child actor, Mazzello was featured in the 1993 flicks Jurassic Park and Shadowlands. As an adult, he appeared in the HBO series The Pacific and in the Oscar-winning 2010 film The Social Network.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bohemian Rhapsody is expected to begin production in the fall of this year, and is scheduled to get its U.S. premiere in December 25, 2018.

The movie script was written by Justin Haythe, who also has penned scripts for the movies Revolutionary Road and A Cure for Wellness. As previously reported, Singer’s directing credits include most of the X-Men films and The Usual Suspects.

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