Katy Perry May Portray Freddie Mercury's Girlfriend In Upcoming Biopic

According to multiple reports, Perry is about to play the Queen frontman's girlfriend, Mary Austin, in the upcoming biopic about his life. Sacha Baron Cohen is slated to play Mercury.

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K-Pez is being considered for the role of Mary Austin and if successful, will star alongside funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen who is set to portray Freddie.Baron Cohen is said to be already working with remaining Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor on the biopic - which is apparently due to start filming next year.

Katy, who called Freddie her "musical idol", has some fairly-unfortunate experience in the department: she dressed up as the iconic singer for Halloween in 2008. Let's revisit that for a minute:

...I assume she finds the photos pretty regrettable by now.