Suggestion: Casting Freddie Mercury

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A Freddie Mercury/Queen biopic has been discussed for many years, but a worthy actor to play the lead role has thus far eluded the makers. At one point, Sacha Baron Cohen was attached to star, but he left the project after finding out the surviving members of the band wanted to spend half the film on the period after Mercury's death. It has been rumored that Ben Whishaw will play the role, but there has been no indication that the film will be shot anytime soon. 

Which of these actors could do the wonder that was Freddie Mercury justice? 

Max Amini 
Desmin Borges 
Sam Claflin 
Dominic Cooper 
Benedict Cumberbatch 
Michael Fassbender 
Sam Golzari 
Ryan Gosling 
Tom Hiddleston 
Tom Holland 
Nicholas Hoult 
Michiel Huisman 
Oscar Isaac 
Theo James 
Toby Kebbell 
James McAvoy 
Jonathan Rhys Meyers 
Kevan Moezzi 
Cillian Murphy 
Bobby Naderi 
Dev Patel 
Dominic Rains 
Matthias Schoenaerts 
Alexander Skarsgård 
Bill Skarsgård 
Aidan Turner 
Pej Vahdat 

List: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls063595059 

Note: I picked actors aged between 20 and 40 with a similar body type as Freddie Mercury, with an emphasis on Persians. 
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Perhaps Rhys Meyers