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Rami Malek will portray the role of Buster Keaton in new limited series

A new project based on the life of Buster Keaton is currently in the works. Moreover, Rami Malek is all set to play the lead role in the upcoming biopic.

Here is everything you need to know.

Rami Malek is in talks to act as Buster Keaton in Matt Reeves’s upcoming project

Rami Malek is reportedly set to portray the legendary silent film actor, comedian, and filmmaker, Buster Keaton in the upcoming biopic.

If you didn’t know, Malek is best known for his performance as a depressed and mentally ill computer hacker, Elliot Alderson in the series Mr. Robot. 

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Moreover, the show ran from  2015 to 2019 with Malek bagging a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role.

In addition, Malek was also featured as Queen’s lead singer Freddie Mercury in the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. The film was eventually released in 2018.

Nevertheless, Malek went on to receive the Best Actor award at multiple events for his incredible work as Freddie Mercury.

He was awarded the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and the British Academy Film Award.

The following year, Malek’s name was included in the list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2019.

Fans split over Rami Malek playing the role of Buster Keaton

Many fans were left confused over the possibility of Rami Malek acting as Buster Keaton. 

For the unversed, he had previously played the part of Freddy Mercury in the Bryan Singer directorial Bohemian Rhapsody. 

They went on to claim that how could one actor act as two different legends who are from different backgrounds and different eras?

A user wrote, ‘Keep Malek away from Keaton. He can have Peter Lorre, if he wants.’

Another one chimed in to say, ‘It’s a shame Paul Reubens was blacklisted for no reason in the 90s he would’ve been perfect.’

Someone else penned, ‘First Freddie Mercury now Buster Keaton. Who’s going to play Rami in the Rami Malek biopic?’

A different user noted, ‘Yawn. Gotta be the worst era of actors since the dawn of movies.’

Meanwhile, Malek’s loyal fan base was more than excited by the news. These fans called the award-winning actor the definition of perfection.

One fan said, ‘If it has Rami Malek l’ll watch or play no matter what.’

While another added, ‘One thing about Rami Malek is that he will be perfect every single time.’


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