Bryan Singer to direct biopic on Freddie Mercury

It was announced last week that Mercury, who died in 1991, will be played by Mr Robot star Rami Malek.

Bryan-Singer“The Usual Suspects” director, Bryan Singer, will direct a biopic on the flamboyant British vocalist Freddie Mercury. Known as the lead vocalist and co-principal songwriter of the rock band Queen, Mercury,

Singer, best known for directing “The Usual Suspects” and four films in the X-Men franchise, is the latest name attached to the project, according to Deadline.

The biopic has been in development for eight years, and Tom Hooper, Stephen Frears and Dexter Fletcher have all previously been linked to the director’s chair.

It was announced last week that Mercury, who died in 1991, will be played by Mr Robot star Rami Malek. Singer said in an Instagram post on Saturday that he was looking forward to Malek playing the role.

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