Is this just fantasy?
Malek, of "Mr. Robot," appears to bring at least the physical goods to play the rock legend.
Here's the real Mercury at the 1985 Live Aid Concert:
And here's Malek as Mercury in a photo posted by Entertainment Weekly:
And here they are, side by side:
The Bryan Singer-directed film features the band's years leading up to its iconic performance at Live Aid, IMDB notes. The movie is scheduled for a Christmas Day release next year.