Deadline: Sacha Baron Cohen Set to Star as Freddie Mercury

Photo of Bryce J. Renninger By Bryce J. Renninger | iW NOW September 17, 2010 at 5:34AM

Deadline: Sacha Baron Cohen Set to Star as Freddie Mercury
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Mike Fleming at Deadline is reporting that Sacha Baron Cohen is continuing his trend of roles that show off his legs, having closed a deal to play "We Will Rock You" singer Freddie Mercury. Cohen is set to star in the upcoming untitled rock biopic following the career of Queen, with a script from Peter Morgan and produced by Graham King and Tim Headington in a partnership with Tribeca Productions and Queen Films.

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