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Rami Malek as rock icon Freddie Mercury in the upcoming Twentieth Century Fox/New Regency film BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY.

Bohemian Rhapsody has been a long time coming, and while there have been numerous ups and downs in its production, it goes without saying that the casting of Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury was game-changing for the film.

The official Queen YouTube page released a new video highlighting Malek coming on board for Bohemian Rhapsody and the exhausting work he did to truly capture the essence of the one-of-a-kind frontman.  The most interesting takeaway is the fact that Malek didn’t work with a “choreographer”; he worked with a “movement coach.”  You might be asking yourself, “Is there a difference between the two?” One look at the behind-the-scenes footage below, and yeah…there’s a MASSIVE difference.

And clearly, it was well worth it.

Bohemian Rhapsody opens in the theaters nationwide on November 2.

Bohemian Rhapsody - Becoming Freddie: Rami Malek Interview

How did Rami Malek get himself ready to become a rock legend? See #BohemianRhapsody, in theaters - BohemianRhapsodyTickets.com Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.