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Daniel Radcliffe Agrees He’s Not The Right Actor To Portray Rock Icon Freddie Mercury

450px-Daniel_Radcliffe,_2011There is no truth to it at all. It’s one of those very, very funny things: it came out of a story in the Daily Star and then you see newspapers like The Guardian using The Star as their source, and it grows and grows [until] it’s ‘Dan Radcliffe is playing Freddie Mercury!’, which I was never going to do… Everyone on the internet who I presume is saying I’m totally wrong for that part is correct. I AM completely wrong for that part!”

 

— Daniel Radcliffe speaking with EmpireOnline and shooting down rumors he’s already been offered the role of legendary Queen vocalist Freddie Mercury in an upcoming film biography

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3 Comments

  • Kieran

    Don’t you have to be strait in order to play a gay character? Sort of an unwritten rule in Hollywood.

  • fagburn

    I did try to warn you if it was in the Daily Star – quoting an “unnamed source” – it was probably made up…

  • alterego1980

    Regardless, I hope they make the movie, less the watering down of Freddie.

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