Johnny Depp to Play Freddie Mercury Onscreen



Johnny Depp is reportedly involved in early talks to portray Freddie Mercury in a biopic about the singer coming from Tribeca Productions.

Seemingly tends to once again portray a non-fictional character on screen after that in "Finding Neverland", Johnny Depp is reported by MTV to be in early negotiations to play Freddie Mercury of Queen in a biopic about the man produced by Robert De Niro's Tribeca Productions.

Hopes are coming from Jeffrey Shapiro, drummer for Queen tribute band Under Pressure, for the versatile actor to earn the role as he considers him to be the "perfect choice" in bringing the singer to the big screen.

"I always had [in mind] somebody with a theatrical background. Not just to wear the costumes, but to wear the actual vibe of Freddie Mercury," Shapiro remarked. "Depp's such a likable guy. The fact that he used Keith Richards [as inspiration] for 'Pirates' - you can't go wrong."

Furthermore, the guy also strongly believes that Depp and Mercury actually have a lot in common.

"They are unique in a way. They carry themselves regally but always deliver," so he said. "A bit foppish at times, but you never have any question that they are good."

© AceShowbiz.com


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