Rami Malek Looks Just Like Freddie Mercury In 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Movie

Ron Dicker

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Is this just fantasy?

Rami Malek looks eerily like Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in a first-look photo released Tuesday for the 2018 biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

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:

(Anwar Hussein via Getty Images)

And here’s Malek as Mercury in a photo posted by Entertainment Weekly.

And here they are, side by side:

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.

Mercury died at age 45 of complications from AIDS in 1991. He would have turned 71 on Tuesday. 

  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.