AceShowbiz - Queen biopic titled "Bohemian Rhapsody" has cast the rest of Freddie Mercury's bandmates. According The Hollywood Reporter, Joseph Mazzello and Gwilym Lee have been added to the cast that already has Rami Malek playing the lead vocalist of the British rock band and Ben Hardy as drummer Roger Taylor.
33-year-old Mazzello, who is also known simply as Joe Mazzello, will take on the role of bass guitarist John Deacon in the upcoming biopic. Lee, meanwhile, is set to play lead guitarist Brian May in the film that has Bryan Singer attached as director.
"Bohemian Rhapsody" is being produced by Graham King through his GK Films banner for 20th Century Fox and New Regency. Producing along with King are Singer and Jim Beach. Denis O'Sullivan, Arnon Milchan and Jane Rosenthal are executive producers, while Kira Goldberg is overseeing the project for Fox.
Production on the film is expected to begin this coming fall, with Singer directing from a script by Justin Haythe ("A Cure for Wellness"). The movie is set for a December 25, 2018 release in the United States, just in time for Christmas.
Mazzello is best known for his role as Tim Murphy in the original "Jurassic Park". His other movie credits include "G.I. Joe: Retaliation", "The Social Network", "The River Wild", "Shadowlands" and "Presumed Innocent". His TV credits include HBO's "The Pacific" as well as a recurring role on "Justified". He made his feature directorial debut last year with "Undrafted", which he also wrote, produced and starred in.
As for Lee, he appeared on TV series "Midsomer Murders" and "Jamestown". His feature credits include 2010's "The Tourist", in which he starred alongside Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp and Paul Bettany. He can next be seen in Piotr Szkopiak's upcoming thriller "The Last Witness" alongside Alex Pettyfer, Michael Gambon and Talulah Riley among others.