Rami Malek, Who Kinda Speaks Like a Serial Killer, Gets a Podcast

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Rami Malek, the Oscar-winning actor who just happens to speak in the dulcet tones of a serial killer, is getting a podcast.

Fresh off winning the little golden man for his performance as Freddie Mercury, Entertainment Weekly reports, Malek will executive-produce and perform in the audio drama Blackout, for which he plays a New Hampshire DJ trying to save his family after power grids begin going down across the country.

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That Malek would take his talents to podcasting is curious considering he possesses the deep-throated voice of a terrifying murderer, a phenomenon was brought to everyone’s attention after an unintentionally creepy interview Malek did for Mandarin Oriental recently went viral. “I’m a fan of my mom, she’s got my back,” he says, sucking his teeth, speaking in a unenthused monotone. “I’m a fan of chamomile tea... I’m a fan of handwritten letters... I’m a fan of classic movies...”

But Malek and the podcast creators shan’t worry; this skin-crawling affliction has certainly worked out for Michael Shannon!

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Hazel Cills

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