Sacha Baron Cohen is Freddie Mercury

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  1. iwasherenotyou

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    Makes perfect sense. He's got the looks and he's damn good at a physical performance.
     
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    True. But can he sing?

    ...Well, according to the article he can, but not at a Freddie Mercury level. They'll probably voice over him anyway. But besides that, I think the casting works very well.
     
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    Two words: Sweeney Todd

    Sachs was awesome in that movie!
     
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    I love Freddy Mercury, I hope Cohen takes the role seriously. Although there are a lot of aspects to Mercury's personality that would mesh well with Cohen's sense of humour.

    I hope they dub his voice with Mercury's for the songs because nobody could sing like Freddy could.
     
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    my jaw dropped and broke into pieces with glee when i heard this.
     
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    I do not object to this.
     
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    Nice.
     
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    I hope they give Cohen his massive Overbite. Voice over for the singing.
     
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    It was inevitable.
     
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    PERFECT Casting :D 

    I can't wait for this
     
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    Alright! HIGH FIVE:rock . This guy is such a fantastic actor, can't wait to see it
     
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    Totally spot on! I love the idea. :bowdown: 
     
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    As long as the people involved with this take it seriously and give Freddie the respect he demands, then I'll support it wholeheartedly.
     
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    I hope he approaches it seriously and not as a BJ type thing. I know he's a good actor but I'd really hate for him to do the whole thing as a joke. I liked boratt, and sweeny todd, but didn't care for bruno
     

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