The producer behind TV shows like Pushing Daisies, Hannibal and American Gods, has slammed it for failing to show Mercury's well-documented bisexuality.
Rami Malek has said that he thought twice about taking on the role of Freddie Mercury in Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, because he was afraid it could make or break his career.
Rami Malek has proved he's got the Freddie Mercury poses totally down, but now we've got a proper full frontal of his tache.
Director Bryan Singer posted a new behind-the-scenes pic of Malek in character as the iconic rocker, and the resemblance is amazing.
Just in case there was any residual doubt that Rami Malek was the man for the job, here he is, fist clenched, head tipped back and holding court as Freddie Mercury.
Mike Myers negotiating for a role in Bryan Singer-directed film about the seminal British rock band Queen, with 'Mr. Robot's Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury
Check out the first look at the 'Mr Robot' star as the legendary Queen frontman in the forthcoming biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.
Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee, and Joe Mazzello join Rami Malek in the 'X-Men' director's long in-development take on the rock legends.
After a few false starts, the forthcoming Queen movie is going ahead, with its Freddie Mercury confirmed as 'Mr Robot' star Rami Malek.