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Freddie Mercury Biopic
Borat’s got mud on his face.
Despite finally nailing down a lead, the highly-anticipated biopic of legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury has hit another speed bump, with a representative for director Dexter Fletcher confirming that the filmmaker has walked away from the production citing creative differences. According to Deadline, the British actor-turned-director did not see eye-to-eye with GK Films producer Graham
The last we heard of the hotly-anticipated though seemingly plagued Freddie Mercury biopic, Queen guitarist Brian May had assured fans that the film was “in good shape,” while Roger Taylor was indicating that James Bond actor Ben Whishaw would play the lead––now confirmed. As Pedestrian.tv reports, Deadline today confirmed that the actor, best known for
After casting troubles and reports that the project would soon collapse, producer of the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic and Queen guitarist Brian May has assured fans the film is “in good shape,” while Roger Taylor has revealed that UK actor Ben Whishaw may play the lead. Speaking to Classic Rock, May opened up on the
Surviving Queen members Roger Taylor and Brian May have gone public on the reasons why Borat star Sacha Baron Cohen walked off the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic. Baron Cohen was slated to star in the film and reportedly left after Queen members said they didn’t want the film “to be a joke.” Initial reports indicated
Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has rubbished reports he’s set to play Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic being produced by the remaining band members. Radcliffe was rumoured to be starring in the film after Borat star Sacha Baron Cohen left the project. Earlier this month, reports came out that the producers had
Music Feeds reported back in July on the turbulence inside the Freddie Mercury biopic camp, with Sacha Baron Cohen, slated to play the late arena rock great, walking off the film. Reports have now come through that a new star has been selected to play Mercury, 24-year-old Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe. Cohen reportedly left
Despite being one of the most appropriate actors to play the part of deceased Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic, Sacha Baron Cohen has reportedly cut ties with the project after butting heads with the remaining band members on certain aspects of the film. By the looks of things, Baron Cohen wanted a
Katy Perry is being considered to play Freddie Mercury’s girlfriend in a new film based on the late Queen frontman.
In a post on the Queen website, guitarist Bryan May has said that the biopic on the band’s legendary singer Freddie Mercury will start shooting this year and that Ali G and Borat creator Sacha Baron Cohen is looking to be playing him. “Work is now fully under way for the much-vaunted feature film on