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Rami Malek, star of "Mr. Robot," is set to play Freddie Mercury in the Queen biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody." Supporters are happy that a non-white and talented actor will play the band's frontman. But critics argue Rami isn't the same ethnicity as Freddie, and they don't believe the actor can bring the legend back to life. What do you think? Read more below and vote now!

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Bryan Singer, the acclaimed director behind the "X-Men" franchise, is in talks to direct the biopic as a star vehicle for Rami. Sacha Baron Cohen was originally cast as Freddie, but later dropped out. But moviegoers are already saying Rami was born to play Freddie.

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Even some of Rami's fans can't see it.

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Others can ONLY see Rami.

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Critics pointed out that Rami—although Egyptian and a person of color—isn't exactly the same race or ethnicity as Freddie (who was Parsi).

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Is Rami Malek a good choice to play Freddie Mercury?
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#RamiWillRockFreddie
#RamiWontRockFreddie