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Watch the First Trailer for the Upcoming Queen Biopic Starring Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury

See the Egyptian-American actor take on the role of a rock and roll icon.

Two years ago, it was announced that Emmy-winning Egyptian-American actor Rami Malek would take on the role of the legendary Zanzibar-born frontman of Queen, Freddie Mercury, In an upcoming biopic.

The trailer for that biopic is finally here and it looks like it was well worth the wait.

"Bohemian Rhapsody" follows the visionary group from their inception to rock and roll stardom. Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee, and Joseph Mazello play Queen members Roger Traylor, Brian May, and Jon Deacon, respectively, reports Indie Wire.


The movie written by Anthony McCarten sees Malek take on Mercury's iconic look, performing hits like "We Will Rock You," and of course "Bohemian Rhapsody," and dealing with the ups and downs of being a rockstar.

The film will hit theaters on November 2, and we'll definitely be heading out to see it. Watch the trailer below.

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Olamide Will 'Rock' Your World with His New Single & Music Video

Olamide's latest single 'Rock' is the first single from his upcoming album 'UY Scuti' which is set to drop this June.

Nigerian artist Olamide has released his latest single "Rock" with the accompanying music video. The track is the first to be featured on his upcoming album which is due to be released on June 14. The 10-track project, titled UY Scuti after one of the largest known red stars, is the follow-up to his 2020 album Carpe Diem which included the smash hit, "Infinity" featuring Omah Lay, as well as several other notable artists including Bella Shmurda, Phyno, Bad Boy Timz, Peruzzi and Fireboy DML.

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Kenyans & South Africans Protest Israeli Bombing of Palestinians

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