Since Rami Malek performed Freddie Mercury within the hit “Bohemian Rhapsody,” he’s being handled like a rock star.
However he revealed at a Russian Tea Room get together for the Fox movie that he’s very a lot an actor.
He mentioned throughout a Q&A of taking over the enduring function, “I advised them outright that I don’t think about myself a singer, I’ve by no means touched a piano . . . I noticed rapidly that it was going to take an immense quantity of labor to seize simply how formidable a performer he was.”
Malek, who appeared with the movie’s Joe Mazzello, added “the method of preparing for a 12 months was to not solely get these features proper, however to demystify [Mercury] in a manner.”
We hear that off-screen Malek nonetheless performs piano to loosen up, and that he’ll spend the vacations along with his co-star girlfriend Lucy Boynton.