Aidan Gillen, Tom Hollander Join Cast of Queen Biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody'
They join Rami Malek playing frontman Freddie Mercury.
Aidan Gillen and Tom Hollander are the latest to join Bohemian Rhapsody, according to the official Queen Twitter account.
Rami Malek will play frontman Freddie Mercury in the Queen biopic, which is being produced by Graham King's GK Films banner for 20th Century Fox and New Regency.
Gillen and Hollander will be playing Queen managers. Gillen will play John Reid, Queen’s manager from 1975 to 1978, while Hollander will play Jim Beach, Queen’s longtime manager, who took over in 1978.
The duo join Joe Mazzello, Ben Hardy and Gwilym Lee, who are playing Queen bandmembers, as well as Lucy Bolton playing Freddie Mercury’s lifelong companion, Mary Austin..
Justin Haythe (Red Sparrow, Revolutionary Road) penned the script, with King, Jim Beach and Singer producing. Denis O'Sullivan, Arnon Milchan and Jane Rosenthal are executive producers. Kira Goldberg is overseeing the project for Fox.
Gillen is best known for his role as Littlefinger on HBO's Game of Thrones. He is attached to star in BBC's John le Carre adaptation The Spy Who Came in From the Cold.
Hollander will next be seen in the Andy Serkis feature Breathe and is also set for the actor-turned-director's Jungle Book adaptation.
Bohemian Rhapsody is slated for U.S. release Dec. 25, 2018.