Meet The Killer Cast Of Bohemian Rhapsody

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The cast of the upcoming Queen biopic is here to rock you.
New movie Bohemian Rhapsody (named after the karaoke favorite) chronicles Queen's meteoric rise to fame. In addition to epic performances, the film promises an intimate look at the members of the legendary group. From personal battles to famous clashes, the movie should please Queen's biggest fans. It also promises to entertain even those who don't have the film's titular song memorized. (Though you still have time to do so — the movie is slated for release November 2, 2018.)
A biopic would be nothing without an epic cast. Fortunately, the stars of this movie have completely transformed themselves into the London rockers — big hair and all. Click through to read about the cast of this killer Queen biopic.
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Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury

The lead singer of the band, Mercury's flamboyant personality and insane vocal range quickly made him a '70s icon. He died of AIDS-related complications in 1991 at just 45.

Malek is best known for his role on USA Network's Mr. Robot, where he plays hackivist Elliot.
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Gwilym Lee as Brian May

May was the lead guitarist of Queen, as well as the lower-range backing vocalist. Today, in addition to being known as one of the greatest guitarists of all time, he is an animal rights activist and scientist.

Before signing on to the biopic, Lee previously appeared in movies like 2010's The Tourist and the TV show Jamestown.
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Ben Hardy as Roger Taylor

Queen drummer Taylor performed with May in the band Smile before the group officially assembled with Mercury at the helm. In addition to drumming, Taylor is known for his famous falsetto.

Hardy is best known for his role on soap opera EastEnders. He also appeared in 2016's X-Men: Apocalypse as superhero Archangel.
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Joseph Mazzello as John Deacon

Deacon was the band's bass guitarist who composed several songs for the group, including hits like "You're My Best Friend," "Another One Bites the Dust," and "I Want to Break Free."

You've definitely seen Mazzello before, though you might not recognize him now: He portrayed pre-teen Tim in Jurassic Park before going on to star in movies like Simon Birch, The Social Network, and G.I. Joe: Retaliation.
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Aaron McCusker as Jim Hutton

Hutton was Mercury's partner of six years, leading up to Mercury's death in 1991. Hutton worked as a hairdresser for the singer. He died following a battle of cancer in 2010, at age 60.

McCusker is best known for portraying Jamie Maguire on Channel 4's Shameless. He also had an arc as serial killer A.J. on Dexter and a role on the short-lived ABC drama The Astronaut Wives Club.
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Aidan Gillen as John Reid

Reid was Queen's one-time manager. Reid's very first client was a young Elton John, whom he managed from 1970 to 1998. (Reid and John were also partners for the first five years of their professional relationship.) He left management in 1999.

Gillen should look familiar to Game of Thrones fans: He's Littlefinger! In addition to his work on that HBO series, he previously starred on The Wire as Baltimore politician Tommy Carcetti. He also has a role in The Maze Runner franchise.
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