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Brian May: Sacha Baron Cohen Not Involved In Freddie Mercury Biopic, Contrary To Rumours

By Elinor Cosgrave | 31st March 2015

We know what you're thinking: Sacha Baron Cohen, the master of disguises and impressions, would have been the perfect actor to play Freddie Mercury. But, alas, it wasn't meant to be. Brian May, the guitarist...

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Brian May Says Sacha Baron Cohen Won't Be Playing Freddie Mercury In Queen Biopic

By Stephanie Chase | 29th March 2015

Well it was a good idea while it lasted, but it appears Sacha Baron Cohen will not be playing Freddie Mercury in the upcoming Queen biopic after all, guitarist Brian May has confirmed. Queen’s long...

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Brian May Denies Sacha Baron Cohen Will Star In Freddie Mercury Biopic

29th March 2015

The Borat star originally agreed to play the late Queen frontman, but dropped out due to creative differences with the band's remaining members, and Skyfall star Ben Whishaw was subsequently linked to the...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Will Play Freddie Mercury In Upcoming Queen Biopic

By Stephanie Chase | 28th March 2015

Sacha Baron Cohen has been confirmed as playing Freddie Mercury in a upcoming Queen biopic, according to the band’s manager Jim Beach. Beach, who has managed the band since 1978, made the announcement on Thursday...

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5 Things You Need To Know About Liza Minnelli

By Elinor Cosgrave | 20th March 2015

Liza Minnelli has recently been admitted into rehab so she can get help with substance abuse problems. The 69-year-old reportedly checked herself in early this week and is already showing signs of "excellent progress". Just...

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Roger Taylor Fighting To Keep Freddie Mercury Statue

23rd February 2015

Queen drummer Roger Taylor is fighting to keep a statue of late frontman Freddie Mercury outside his home after local officials ruled the imposing figure breaks planning laws.The percussionist erected the statue in the garden...

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Roger Taylor Calls Adam Lambert 'Camp Elvis'

13th January 2015

Roger Taylor has nicknamed Adam Lambert 'Camp Elvis'.The 32-year-old singer - who shot to fame after appearing on 'American Idol' in 2009 - now tours with Queen, and the band's original drummer says the flamboyant...

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Brian May: Queen 'Ain't A Tribute Band'

12th January 2015

Brian May insists Queen ''ain't a tribute band''.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' hitmakers were originally a four-piece band, and although lead singer Freddie Mercury passed away in 1991 and bassist John Deacon retired in 1997, the group's...

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Brian May Praises Adam Lambert

22nd December 2014

Adam Lambert ''can sing higher than even Freddie'' according to Brian May.The 67-year-old Queen guitarist has praised the former 'American Idol' contestant - who has collaborated with Brian and drummer Roger Taylor since 2011 -...

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Freddie Mercury Stormed Out On Michael Jackson Because Of Pet Chimp

11th November 2014

Freddie Mercury walked out of recording sessions with Michael Jackson because he took his pet chimp to the studio. The iconic duo were set to collaborate on on 'There Must Be More To Life Than...

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Freddie Mercury Angered By Jacko's Chimp

10th November 2014

Freddie Mercury stormed out of recording sessions with Michael Jackson because he insisted on bringing his pet chimp to the studio. The two late music icons came together nearly 30 years ago to duet on...

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Queen Release New Song For Aids Campaign

3rd November 2014

Queen have released a new song featuring Freddie Mercury to raise money in the fight against AIDS.The Coca-Cola Company have teamed up with (RED) for a new campaign, 'Share the Sound of An AIDS Free...

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Queen To Record Album With Adam Lambert

28th October 2014

Roger Taylor is keen to record a Queen album with Adam Lambert.The group - whose singer Freddie Mercury died in 1991 - are preparing for another tour with the former 'American Idol' singer and after...

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Queen Set For Glastonbury?

30th September 2014

Queen are in line to headline Glastonbury Festival.The legendary rock band - which sees newest frontman Adam Lambert joined by founding members Brian May and Roger Taylor - is wanted by the event organisers, and...

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Queen And Adam Lambert Announce UK Tour

29th September 2014

Queen have announced a UK with Adam Lambert.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' rockers and the 'For Your Entertainment' hitmaker will perform at seven venues across the country - including a date at London's famous O2 Arena -...

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Michael Jackson And Freddie Mercury Duet To Appear On New Queen Album

By Stephanie Chase | 20th September 2014

Queen Forever, a new album being compiled by Queen’s guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor, will feature a previously unreleased duet between frontman Freddie Mercury and the King of Pop Michael Jackson.Queen's Roger Taylor...

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Freddie Mercury/michael Jackson Duet Makes New Queen Album

19th September 2014

Freddie Mercury's lost duet with Michael Jackson has made it onto Queen's latest hits and rarities album.Just weeks ago, Queen drummer Roger Taylor confessed he could only hope that the track, There Must Be More...

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Queen To Release Michael Jackson Collaboration

19th September 2014

Queen are to release a track they recorded with Michael Jackson on their new compilation album.The legendary 'Bohemian Rhapsody' band's frontman, Freddie Mercury, died in 1991 but new recordings have now emerged which feature the...

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Queen Release Limited-edition Vodka

16th September 2014

Queen have created the ''perfect tribute'' to Freddie Mercury - a bottle of vodka.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' group have teamed up with Stoli spirits producer SPI to mark the 40th anniversary of their hit single 'Killer...

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Ben Whishaw Doesn't Fear Being Typecast

7th August 2014

Ben Whishaw doesn't fear being typecast now he has come out as a gay man.The 33-year-old actor - famous for playing gadget wizard Q in James Bond movie 'Skyfall' - revealed he was homosexual last...

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Ben Whishaw Dismayed By Freddie Mercury Biopic Delay

6th August 2014

British actor Ben Whishaw is baffled by the latest delay of the long-awaited Freddie Mercury biopic.The Skyfall star took over the role in November (13) after previous leading man Sacha Baron Cohen left the project...

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Queen Releasing New Songs With Freddie Mercury

27th May 2014

Queen will release new tracks featuring Freddie Mercury singing later this year. The legendary 'We Will Rock You' band's frontman died in 1991, but drummer Roger Taylor and guitarist Brian May have since carried on...

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Brian May Reworking Forgotten Freddie Mercury Songs For New Queen Album

27th May 2014

Queen are bringing Freddie Mercury back from the dead for a new album similar to Michael Jackson's hit posthumous release Xscape.In a new Bbc interview, guitarist Brian May has revealed plans to release new material...

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Roger Taylor Forms Queen Tribute Band

21st May 2014

Roger Taylor has formed his own Queen tribute band.The Queen drummer admits he was so fed up of seeing below average tribute acts that he decided to host auditions for his own, with fans being...

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Queen Hint At Australia Tour

19th May 2014

Queen have hinted they will return to Australia this year for their first tour since 1985.The 'We Will Rock You' band, made up of original members Brian May and Roger Taylor, along with 'American Idol'...

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Queen Announce Tour With Adam Lambert

7th March 2014

Adam Lambert will tour with Queen this summer. The 'American Idol' 2009 winner, who has performed with the band in the past, will join guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor on a 19-date tour,...

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Sacha Baron Cohen Set For Alice In Wonderland 2?

22nd January 2014

Sacha Baron Cohen is in talks for the 'Alice in Wonderland' Sequel.The 42-year-old actor is in early negotiations to take on the role of a villain in 'Through the Looking Glass', which is the follow-up...

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It's A Kind Of Magic As Brian May Finds Lost Queen Track While Celebrating Health Boost

15th January 2014

Queen rocker Brian May has another reason to smile after learning he's free of prostate cancer - he has discovered a lost song recorded by his late pal and bandmate Freddie Mercury.The guitarist alerted fans...

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Freddie Mercury On New Queen Track

15th January 2014

Queen could be set to release a new song featuring Freddie Mercury on vocals. The forgotten track - which was recorded more than 30 years ago before frontman Freddie died in 1991 - has been...

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Brian May Disappointed By John Deacon's Movie Snub

17th December 2013

Queen guitarist Brian May is disappointed the band's former bassist John Deacon will not be involved in the forthcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.Deacon features on all of the group's 15 albums but has refused to appear...

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