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Freddie Mercury Wanted Wayne Sleep To Come Out As Gay

Freddie Mercury tried to push Wayne Sleep to come out as gay. The 69-year-old dancer didn't reveal his sexuality until after his mother Joan Sleep passed away when he was in his forties because he...

Queen And Tina Turner Honoured By Recording Academy

Queen and Tina Turner have been honoured with a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' hitmakers - including the late Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon - have been recognised alongside...

Dexter Fletcher Replaces Bryan Singer On Queen Biopic

Dexter Fletcher has replaced Bryan Singer on the Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.The 51-year-old actor and director has helmed films such as 'Eddie the Eagle' and 'Wild Bill' and is now set to restart production on...

Bryan Singer 'Sacked' From Bohemian Rhapsody

Bryan Singer has confirmed he is no longer directing 'Bohemian Rhapsody', claiming 20th Century Fox refused to give him time off to look after an unwell parent. The 52-year-old filmmaker has claimed his services were...

Queen Biopic Suspended Due To 'Health Matters' Affecting Director Bryan Singer

Filming for the forthcoming 'Bohemian Rhapsody' has been temporarily suspended. Twentieth Century Fox have been forced to halt production for the Freddie Mercury biopic due to a personal ''health matter'' affecting the producer Bryan Singer.A...

Liam Gallagher Is No Fan Of Queen

Liam Gallagher doesn't like Queen and says Brian May's guitar sounds as though it's been ''clogged in his a**''.The 'For What It's Worth' hitmaker is no fan of the 'Bohemian Rhapsody' legends, and while he's...

Aidan Gillen Joins Queen Biopic

Aidan Gillen has joined 'Bohemian Rhapsody'. The former 'Game of Thrones' star and 'The Night Manager' actor Tom Hollander will portray Queen managers John Reid and Jim Beach respectively in the British band's biopic, according...

Mike Myers Wanted For Queen Biopic

Mike Myers is in talks to star in Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.The 54-year-old Canadian actor-and comedian is reportedly being eyed up for a role in the upcoming biopic, according to Deadline, but the character he...

Rami Malek Is The Spitting Image Of Freddie Mercury In Biopic's First Look

The world has desperately been waiting on a Freddie Mercury or Queen biopic for years, and now we're finally getting one in the shape of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' starring Rami Malek next year. The first picture...

Allen Leech Joins Bohemian Rhapsody

Allen Leech has joined Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody'. The former 'Downton Abbey' actor will star as Freddie Mercury's personal manager Paul Prenter in the Bryan Singer-directed motion picture, according to Deadline. Prenter was employed by...

Ben Hardy, Joe Mazzello And Gwilym Lee For Bohemian Rhapsody

Ben Hardy, Joe Mazzello and Gwilym Lee have been confirmed for the new Queen biopic. The trio will join Rami Malek in 'Bohemian Rhapsody' as the rock group's remaining band members, with 'X-Men: Apocalypse' star...

Adam Lambert Pays Tribute To George Michael

Adam Lambert performed a three-song tribute to George Michael at a charity show. The 35-year-old singer praised the late star - who died on Christmas Day (25.12.16) last year aged 53 - as having a...

Rami Malek: Queen Are 'Phenomenal'

Rami Malek thinks Queen are ''phenomenal''.The 36-year-old actor is gearing up to take on the iconic role of the late Freddie Mercury in the upcoming biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody: The Film', and has said he's ''terrified''...

Queen Confirm Biopic Is Happening

Queen have confirmed that the biopic on the band 'Bohemian Rhapsody: The Film' is coming soon.The legendary rock band - comprised of Brian May and Roger Taylor, as well as past member John Deacon and...

Queen: Biopic Is 'Finally Happening'

Queen have confirmed their biopic is ''finally happening''.The rockers - comprised of Brian May and Roger Taylor, as well as past member John Deacon and the late Freddie Mercury - have announced that work on...

Unreleased David Bowie And Queen Tracks Were Big Rock Songs

David Bowie and Queen's unreleased tracks are classic ''rock 'n' roll'' numbers, their former roadie has teased.Peter Hince was the iconic British rock group's travelling crew member when they collaborated with the late music legend...

Ben Hardy 'Cast As Roger Taylor In Bohemian Rhapsody'

Ben Hardy has been cast as Roger Taylor in an upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.The 26-year-old actor - who starred in BBC soap 'EastEnders' before making his film debut as Archangel in 'X-Men: Apocalypse' - is...

Brian May Teases Unheard Recordings Featuring David Bowie And Queen

Brian May has teased there are still unheard recordings featuring David Bowie and Queen.The 69-year-old guitarist has recalled how the late 'Golden Years' hitmaker and his bandmate, the late Freddie Mercury, ''locked horns'' during the...

Ansel Elgort Is 'Easy To Hate'

Ansel Elgort thinks he is ''super easy to hate''.The 'Baby Driver' actor doesn't want to be a ''Hollywood douche bag'' and tries to go unrecognised when he can, but he also accepts that people will...

Adam Lambert Thinks He Feels Freddie Mercury's Spirit On Stage

Adam Lambert feels like the late Freddie Mercury's spirit is with him on stage when he performs with Queen.The 35-year-old singer started touring with the rock legends - Brian May and Roger Taylor - in...

Brian May Wishes Freddie Mercury Could See The Tributes To Him

Brian May wishes Freddie Mercury was still alive so he could ''see all the great stuff'' being done in his memory.The former Queen frontman tragically passed away from complications with AIDS at the age of...

Brian May Claims Aids Cost Freddie Mercury Most Of His Foot

Brian May claims Freddie Mercury lost most of his foot during his battle with AIDS.The Queen frontman died in 1991 from AIDS-related pneumonia and guitarist Brian, 69, revealed that Freddie - who was 45 when...

Brian May Feels Freddie Mercury's Presence When Working On New Music

Brian May feels Freddie Mercury's presence when he's working on new music.The Queen star tragically lost his bandmate and good friend in November 1991 and even now when he works on new songs with...

Rami Malek: Playing Freddie Mercury Could Be My 'Beyoncé Moment'

Rami Malek thinks playing Freddie Mercury in Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody' could be his ''Beyoncé moment''.The 35-year-old actor is set to take on the role of the iconic musician in the movie about the 'We...

Brian May Says Queen Biopic Is Set For 2018 Release

Brian May has revealed the Queen biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody' will be released in 2018.The band's 69-year-old guitarist has teased that the biopic - which tell the story of the legendary band and their late great...

Queen Get Monopoly Game

Queen have made their own edition of Monopoly. The 'We Will Rock You' group's guitarist Brian May was forced to officially announce their version of the world famous board game after details were leaked on...

Artist Creates Grammys Beyoncé Barbie

Beyoncé's pregnant performance at the Grammy Awards has been immortalised as a custom Barbie doll.The 35-year-old R&B superstar is expecting twins with her husband Jay Z but she didn't let her pregnancy stop her from...

Adam Lambert Was 'Intimidated' By Queen Shows At First

Adam Lambert felt ''intimidated'' when he was first asked to join Queen on tour.The 34-year-old singer started touring with the rock legends - Brian May and Roger Taylor - in 2012 after the Queen +...

United Nations Recognises Brian May's Asteroid Day

The Queen icon helped to establish Asteroid Day in 2014 in a bid to spread awareness about the potential dangers of an outer-space rock crashing to earth, and how to prepare to protect...

Adam Lambert Wants Collaboration With X Factor's Saara Aalto

Adam Lambert wants to collaborate with 'X Factor' runner up Saara Aalto.The 'For Your Entertainment' hitmaker - who duetted with the singer on the ITV talent show on Saturday (11.12.16) - is keen to work...

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