Fun-loving Mike Myers seems to have made an ‘excellent’ choice for his latest film project, with an intriguing biopic about the mega group “Queen” looking likely to feature prominently in his upcoming plans. The “Wayne’s World” star is in negotiations to appear alongside Rami Malek in Bryan Singer’s new movie, according to recent reports in the online magazine “Deadline”.

Unconfirmed role for Myers

Myers participation in “Bohemian Rhapsody” in an as-of-yet unconfirmed role, would no doubt spark fond memories amongst the comedian’s army of fans. Many movie-goers will still recollect one of the most memorable scenes in the hugely successful comedy “Wayne’s World”, as Wayne and his metal-head sidekick Garth (played by American stand-up comedian Dana Carvey) played out their own homage to the iconic British rock band as they drove along.

Malek thrilled to play Freddie

The film is expected to see Malek portraying the role of the flamboyant frontman Freddie Mercury. Of Egyptian-American descent, Malek will be familiar to television watchers from the critically-acclaimed USA network series “Mr. Robot” in which he took the lead role of Elliot Alderson. He also featured alongside Ben Stiller in the popular “Night at the Museum” films as Pharaoh Ahkmenrah.

The 36-year-old will hope to bring a certain vibrancy and energy to the Freddie Mercury character, with his acting talents having already been endorsed with an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe nomination in the past. He has described recent costume tests for the exciting role as “overwhelmingly cool.”

Big selling single

Despite the tragic death of their lead vocalist Mercury in 1991, rock music superstars Queen” continue to attract global interest in their inspirational music.

Bohemian Rhapsody” (from the ground-breaking album “A Night at the Opera”) epitomised their distinctive sound, with its operatic undertones and compartmentalised structure prevalent throughout. Commercial success followed as the track topped the British singles charts in 1975 and then again in 1991, making it one of the best-selling singles of all time in the process.

May and Taylor add authentic feel

Brian May and Roger Taylor have continued the “Queen” brand in recent years following fellow band member John Deacon’s retirement in 1997, introducing Paul Rodgers and Adam Lambert into the fold on vocals on several subsequent tours.

May and Taylor will participate in the new film project as music producers, adding an authentic feel to the Anthony McCarten- scripted production.