Watch: Is “Bohemian Rhapsody” Gay Enough? The Cast Weighs In.

The film's producer also says it's a story about immigrant kids making it in this world.

The highly-anticipated Bohemian Rhapsody is described by the studio as a “foot-stomping celebration” of Queen, their music, and their iconic lead singer Freddie Mercury. Ready to rock theatergoers on November 2, the film traces the band’s spectacular rise, Mercury’s pursuit of solo stardom, and the act’s memorable reunion just in time for their historic Live Aid performance while Mercury bravely faced his AIDS diagnosis.

When the first trailer hit the web, LGBTQ fans quickly criticized it for straight-washing the singer’s life. But the Bohemian Rhapsody cast tell NewNowNext the film continues the conversation around diversity and inclusion in Hollywood and the various aspects of Mercury’s life, down to the intimate details, are sufficiently explored.
 

The film’s producer, Graham King, also tells us that while Mercury’s queer identity will inspire generations to come, so will his immigrant roots.
 

Bohemian Rhapsody is in theaters November 2.

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