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Freddie Mercury: Oscar Favourite and Lady Gaga

freddie mercury: But Cooper's remake went home with just one award, for the song Shallow, according to CTV. Instead, the night's final two awards went to Bohemian Rhapsody -- the popular but poorly reviewed drama about Queen's frontman, a movie that wrapped after jettisoning its director, Bryan Singer -- and best actor-winner Rami Malek for his full-bodied, prosthetic teeth-aided performance as Mercury. A Star Is Born came into Sunday's ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, as the presumed heavyweight and Oscar favourite. Thank you to Freddie Mercury for giving me the joy of a lifetime, said Malek. Few nominees were considered more of a sure thing than Lady Gaga as best actress in a drama. This is for you, gorgeous. ( As reported in the news.