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Posted: 11 Sep 17, 19:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Everybody has a very strong opinion about who should have played Freddie in the biopic. So, give us your personal pick - and why.

Mine:
Marc Martel ( quite a few pounds lighter)
Luke Spiller (from The Struts)
Russel Brand (I know everybody hates him, but this is not about him but how he'd portray Freddie.)
Marc and Luke could easily get acting lessons. Luke would make a very credible Freddie, he's got rock band experience, and the right look and attitude, even if it is put-on. That's what acting is about anyway.
And I think Russel would make a very interesting Freddie!

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Posted: 11 Sep 17, 23:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

noorie wrote:
Marc and Luke could easily get acting lessons. Luke would make a very credible Freddie, he's got rock band experience, and the right look and attitude, even if it is put-on. That's what acting is about anyway.


Not really sure about your logic there... just cause you've got acting lessons doesn't mean you're good enough for a Hollywood movie. You and me could very well go out and shell out for some acting lessons but it doesn't really mean we'll end up good enough to be the lead in the next summer blockbuster, will it?

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Posted: 12 Sep 17, 02:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Bit late, aren't ya?


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Posted: 12 Sep 17, 05:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yeah, choice has been made.

Let's live with it.

I'm pretty sure he won't look like Bugs Bunny in the final edit

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Posted: 12 Sep 17, 06:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Should've been John Blunt.

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Posted: 12 Sep 17, 13:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Russell Brand? There'd be no way I'd part money to watch him for a couple of hours. And why him? He's nothing like Freddie. He has a ratty face and acts like a complete idiot.
If there's one sure way to shit on the memory of Freddie it'd be having that twat attempt to play him.

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Posted: 12 Sep 17, 15:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

/\ took the words right outta my mouth Day dop.


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Posted: 12 Sep 17, 17:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Day dop wrote:

Russell Brand? There'd be no way I'd part money to watch him for a couple of hours. And why him? He's nothing like Freddie. He has a ratty face and acts like a complete idiot.
If there's one sure way to shit on the memory of Freddie it'd be having that twat attempt to play him.


Couldn't agree more!

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Posted: 12 Sep 17, 19:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Ron Jeremy.


"He knew exactly what was going on. He knew it was his last performance, he could barely stand." Roger Taylor commenting on Freddie's last video appearance.
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Posted: 13 Sep 17, 19:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Rami Malek. I hear he did well in an audition, or something. Is it going to be like this for the next 15 months?

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Posted: 14 Sep 17, 23:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Fly away wrote:

Rami Malek. I hear he did well in an audition, or something. Is it going to be like this for the next 15 months?


He looks too much like Gollum.

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Posted: 15 Sep 17, 09:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Oh my god, Luke Spiller makes me cringe. I am glad he wasn't picked, though I heard he was preparing for a screen test last October that thankfully never came.
People often remark on his 'uncanny' resemblance to Freddie, but if you look at photos of him from his previous band, before the long black hair, darkened brows and contoured cheeks, you'll find he was an average, mousey-haired indie stoner kid:

https://a1-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/82/5981e57d56e3e7a7ea4a96c8215c0830/full.jpg

https://a2-images.myspacecdn.com/images01/69/1e08a0d3eea632a3b19fc75207f1fc27/300x300.jpg

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Posted: 15 Sep 17, 11:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

At his absolute hardest 'trying to look like Freddie', he looks more like Joan Jett. I'd like someone to say that to him.

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Posted: 15 Sep 17, 11:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I can't comprehend that some people think Martel or that Blunt guy could carry a big movie

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Posted: 15 Sep 17, 12:44 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

^ they couldn't. One's a singer, the other has already demonstrated the limit of what he's able to do as an actor.

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Posted: 16 Sep 17, 04:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Ray Romano


....he always sounded like he'd got a ....

..in the. ....


Oh nevermind.





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