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Sacha Baron Cohen plays Freddie Mercury

In a yet untitled biopic, Sacha Baron Cohen will be taking on the challenge of playing the role of the late, great Freddie Mercury.  Portraying the frontman of Queen suggests some big shoes to be filled.  Thankfully, Sacha Baron Cohen is no stranger to some leather or a spandex onsie.  It has yet to be determined if Sacha will be singing Queen's iconic tracks such as We Will Rock You, Bohemian Rhapsody, and Another One Bites the Dust or whether Mercury's original vocals will be used.  Hopefully if Sacha attempts it, he can measure up to Freddie's amazing and distinct voice.  The film will reportedly cover the begining years of the band up through their performance at Live Aid in 1985, which is still considered one of rock's all-time great live concert appearences.  With the remaining members of Queen having a major say in the film, its sure to be a detailed account of the band's rich history.                         

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