Oscar Isaac uncovers that he passed on the chance to play Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody. The Ex Machina star is right now celebrating the release of Dune in US cinemas, in which he assumes the part of Duke Leto Atreides. He likewise as of late returned as the voice of Gomez Addams in The Addams Family 2.
Presently, in a conversation with ABC Audio (through GMA), Isaac uncovers that he was offered the opportunity to play Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody yet passed it up. The 42-year-old confessed that he didn’t accept crowds would be interested in seeing a biopic for Mercury. He was immediately refuted, in any case, as the film proceeded to net more than $900 million at the box office. Regardless of its undeniable achievement, Isaac says that he doesn’t actually lament his decision. “I think I would never have done what Rami Malek did,” he added. Look at all of Isaac’s comments beneath:
“At the time I resembled, ‘I don’t think anybody needs to see somebody profess to be Freddie Mercury.’ And then, sure enough – everybody needed to see someone do Freddie Mercury, […] So that was one that stopped by.”
“I think I would never have done what Rami Malek did, […] I simply think he was – clearly everyone thought so – he was extraordinary […] But that was an entertaining one where it was only my thinking was so similar to, ‘You could simply watch him on YouTube. For what reason would anybody need to watch somebody claim to do him, you know?'”
Isaac certainly boasted his very own bustling program in 2018, featuring in titles like Annihilation, Life Itself and voicing in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, notwithstanding, it appears to be far-fetched he wasn’t somewhat disappointed upon witnessing the accomplishment of Bohemian Rhapsody. However, as Isaac expressed, there would have been no assurance he might have championed the job of Mercury very like Malek, the chance definitely would have been appealing in hindsight. In any case, Isaac maybe sees little reason to harp on past bids for employment. As he anticipates the reception of US crowds watching Dune, he is reasonable previously reveling in its basic achievement and looking on to his television debut as Marvel’s Moon Knight. Having long since laid down a good foundation for himself as an honor winning entertainer in his own right, Isaac may as of now be looking upon the content of Hollywood’s next success.