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He uploaded a photo to Instagram with the caption: “Couldn’t help myself and had to post this iPhone pic.”
And we’re sure glad he did.
The photo features Malek onstage as Mercury himself, and we're even more curious to see how Malek brings Mercury's spirit to life on the silverscreen.
Catch a new look at Malek as Mercury below:
As previously reported, the film aims to chronicles Queen from 1970 to their performance at Live Aid in 1985—six years before Mercury passed away from complications from AIDS.
Malek explains that it’s more of a story honoring the musician, rather than focusing solely on the dark side of Freddie’s story—but the “dark Freddie story” will be honored.
Bohemian Rhapsody is due out Dec. 25, 2018, and its release was confirmed earlier this year.
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