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Posted: May 15, 2018

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ first teaser trailer released

WATCH: Queen Biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" Releases November 2

By Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

Fans of the rock gods Queen are getting their first look at the upcoming biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

20th Century Fox released the first teaser trailer for the film that stars Rami Malek as frontman Freddie Mercury in the film that shows their rise to fame, their near-breakup and their epic reunion at Live Aid. It also includes all of the band’s iconic songs, like the movie title’s inspiration “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

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Bohemian Rhapsody” hits theaters Nov. 2. It also features Ben Hardy as Roger Taylor, Joseph Mazzello as John Deacon and Gwilym Lee as Brian May. 


Photo Credit: Nick Delaney

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ first teaser trailer released

Photo Credit: Nick Delaney

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ first teaser trailer released

Rami Malek as rock icon Freddie Mercury in the upcoming Twentieth Century Fox/New Regency film BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY.

Queen, Freddie Mercury biopic cast set

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Queen, Freddie Mercury biopic cast set

Rami Malek, the star of USA’s “Mr. Robot” was already tapped to play Queen’s flamboyant lead singer Freddie Mercury. The movie now has the rest of the iconic band cast.

Ben Hardy, who was in “X-Men Apocalypse”, will be portraying the band’s drummer, Roger Taylor. Gwilym Lee, of “The Tourist,” will be Brian May. Joe Mazzello from “Jurassic Park” will round out the band as John Deacon, according to Queen’s website announcement.

The movie, which is being directed by X-Men director Bryan Singer, will be called “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

Singer has said he plans on recreating Queen’s iconic moments, like the 1985 Live Aid performance.

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There had been a shake-up in casting. Originally Sacha Baron-Cohen was set to play Mercury, but after arguments between himself and May and Taylor, he dropped out and Malek took his place, NME reported.

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