“Yes folks, it IS finally happening.”
The International Astronomical Union has honoured the Queen legend for his 70th birthday.
Borat’s got mud on his face.
Cohen’s interpretation of Mercury’s “extreme lifestyle” was apparently too extreme for Queen
If legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury was still among us, he would have been celebrating his 69th birthday this week. Sadly, he couldn’t be here to mark the occasion, so Foo Fighters did it for him. During their first make-up gig in the UK following Dave Grohl’s broken leg, the Fooies brought out the big
The world may have been without Queen frontman Freddie Mercury since November 1991, but thanks to the wonders of the internet, some genius has used footage of Freddie to show us how he might have reacted to Kanye West‘s recent cover of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody. Yeezy’s headline set at Glastonbury over the weekend included a
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 initially considering that the collection of unreleased demos from the late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury could be used to fill out a whole album, Queen guitarist Brian May has revealed that the band found more Freddie material than they were expecting, and are now trying to write music around it. May has apparently told
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
During a recent interview with iHeart Radio, Queen guitarist Brian May has revealed that, upon wading through unreleased material from the departed Freddie Mercury, he and his fellow bandmates have discovered enough tunes to potentially fill a full-length album. This would be the first original material to be heard from Mercury since 1995’s Made In
Super rare collaborative recordings featuring legends Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury have been uncovered, and according to Queen guitarist Brian May we won’t have to wait too long before we can get these jams into our earholes. The tracks never saw the light of day originally as the tensions between the two arose, but as
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
Multiple reports have surfaced that the final resting place of beloved Queen frontman Freddie Mercury may have been discovered. One such article, by My Send Off, notes that a memorial plaque bearing Mercury’s real name, Farrokh Bulsara, has been photographed in Kensal Green Cemetery, Kensington. The plaque also contains the dates of the singer’s birth
Now this has to be the coolest rock-star-turned-into-a-cartoon-character clip we’ve seen all year.
Katy Perry is being considered to play Freddie Mercury’s girlfriend in a new film based on the late Queen frontman.
Twenty years on from his death, Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, the greatest performance artist of his generation, lives on. On what would have been his 65th birthday, the world remembered just how good he was. Web giant Google has set up a tribute, and his Queen band mates decided to stream their 1986 concert Queen
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