Queen Biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ ‘Is Finally Happening,’ Band Confirms

Queen Biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ ‘Is Finally Happening,’ Band Confirms

The Queen biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ “is finally happening” with Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury, the band announced Friday.

“is finally happening,” the band announced Friday on their website.

“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.”

Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor will serve as executive producers on the film that focuses on the life of Freddie Mercury, with Mr. Robot star Rami Malek set to portray the iconic singer.

“He’s completely living and breathing Freddie already, which is just wonderful to see,” May recently told Rolling Stone of Malek.

Queen also reconfirmed that director Bryan Singer would helm Bohemian Rhapsody.