Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Rami Malek has teased fans on Twitter that photos of himself portraying Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in upcoming biopic Bohemian Rhapsody will soon be released.
"I just had my make up, hair and costume tests as #FreddieMercury and it was overwhelmingly cool and truly unforgettable. Pics coming soon," the actor wrote Thursday of his experience dressing up as the iconic singer.
I just had my make up, hair and costume tests as #FreddieMercury and it was overwhelmingly cool and truly unforgettable. Pics coming soon.— Rami Malek (@ItsRamiMalek) August 31, 2017
On Wednesday, Downton Abbey star Allen Leech was cast as Mercury's personal manager Paul Prenter, Deadline reported. The cast also includes Ben Hardy as Taylor, Gwilym Lee as May and Joe Mazzello as John 'Decay' Deacon, the bassist and composer who handled Queen's financials.
Bohemian Rhapsody is set to hit theaters on Dec. 25, 2018.