Bohemian Rhapsody's Rami Malek steps into Freddie Mercury's closet

Rami Malek at the New York premiere of Bohemian Rhapsody on Oct 30, 2018. PHOTO: AFP
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SYDNEY - In May, a teaser trailer for the movie Bohemian Rhapsody went online. Fans of the film's subject, the rock band Queen and their frontman Freddie Mercury, were on the lookout for anything that smacked of selling out.

And found it they did: They decried the trailer for making it look as if Mercury was interested only in women.

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