It was an uphill battle, but it's finally here: after years of heming and hawing, false starts, casting swaps, and a damning directing fiasco, the trailer for the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody has emerged online.
In fact, our first peek at Bohemian Rhapsody, the movie telling the tale of singer Freddie Mercury (played by Mr Robot's Rami Malek) and his band sounds wonderful too. Sasha Baron Cohen had been down to take on the role, but left the project because of "creative differences" back in 2013.
Bohemian Rhapsody, a movie about the iconic 1970s and '80s rock band Queen, has been in development for nearly a decade.
This trailer has been a long time coming as the film's production hasn't been easy come, easy go.
He dodged rumors about his failing health for years after reportedly being diagnosed with AIDS in the late '80s, and stayed out of the public eye leading up to his death at the age of 45.
Bohemian Rhapsody tells the story of the group up to the point the band played Live Aid at London's Wembley Stadium in 1985. But, at least in this film, Rami Malek is really doing his damnedest to become Freddie Mercury.
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Bohemian Rhapsody is due on November 2, 2018.
Bohemian Rhapsody might be a biographical drama on singer Freddie Mercury, but it's more like a celebration of British rock band Queen's foot-tapping numbers that were such a rage in the '80s.
"Rami has great presence and he's utterly dedicated to the project", guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor said in a joint statement.
Bohemian Rhapsody opens at cinemas on October 24 in the United Kingdom and November 2 in the US.