Is this just fantasy?
Malek, of “Mr. Robot,” appears to bring at least the physical goods to play the rock legend.
Here’s the real Mercury at the 1985 Live Aid Concert:
And here’s Malek as Mercury in a photo posted by Entertainment Weekly.
— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) September 5, 2017
And here they are, side by side:
— IndieWire (@IndieWire) September 5, 2017
The Bryan Singer directed film features the band’s years leading up to its iconic performance at Live Aid, IMDB notes. The movie is scheduled for a Christmas Day release next year.
- This article originally appeared on HuffPost.