Long-gestating film, starring Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury, gets green light as band hints that epic Live Aid gig will be “faithfully recreated”
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“The film is now ‘as-close-as-that’ to start of shooting,” the band wrote. “Pre-production begins next week in the UK to prepare for start of principal photography in around London as soon as mid-September.”
“He’s completely living and breathing Freddie already, which is just wonderful to see,” May recently told Rolling Stone of Malek.