I meant to write a post about this ages ago! When I watched Finding Neverland earlier this year I realised that he is the perfect choice to play the part of Freddie Mercury, if they ever decided to make a film of his life. And then came the promotional stills for Charlie and the Chocolate factory (review coming soon!); his hair really sparked off my imagination! I made up a few comparison pictures but I dont know where they went. There were some very good stills from Finding Neverland. I think the above picture is quite good though because it shows off their facial similarities and Freddie has a bit of that Willy Wonka hair going on! Of course Depps face is a bit too petite for Freddies but thats a small issue (oh the puns!), more importantly he has some of the mannorisms and the talent to carry it off.
Anyway, this is the kind of thing that 'Podge and Roge' should be getting into, and not that We Will Rock You malarky. So come on Roger, Brian has his musical, you should get into the film business: "The Life and Times of Freddie Mercury - Starring, Johnny Depp as Freddie Mercury - Directed by