Latest Freddie Mercury News - Page 3


Daniel Radcliffe: I'm 'Completely Wrong' For Freddie Mercury

Daniel Radcliffe is ''completely wrong'' for the role of Freddie Mercury.The 'Harry Potter' star has denied rumours he will replace Sacha Baron Cohen in a new biopic about the legendary Queen singer, insisting he wouldn't...

Daniel Radcliffe Rumoured Freddie Mercury Replacement After Sacha Baron Cohen Steps Out

Sacha Baron Cohen as Freddie Mercury: it was almost too perfect. The looks, the singing ability, the eccentricity, the confidence; the planned Queen biopic was bound to be a hit. However, then Baron Cohen shocked...

Sacha Baron Cohen 'Too Funny' For Freddie Mercury Biopic

Sacha Baron Cohen was reportedly dropped from the Freddie Mercury biopic for being too funny.The 'Les Miserables' actor quit the long-planned film about the late Queen frontman earlier this year amid clashes with Mercury's surviving...

Sacha Baron Cohen Was Too Funny To Play Freddie Mercury

Rockers Queen decided against Sacha Baron Cohen playing their late bandmate Freddie Mercury on the big screen over fears the Brit was too funny for the part.The Borat star is said to have fallen out...

Daniel Radcliffe Set For Freddie Mercury Biopic?

Daniel Radcliffe has reportedly been offered the role of Freddie Mercury in a new biopic.'The Dictator' star Sacha Baron Cohen was originally set to play the iconic Queen front man before he quit over creative...

Queen Planning New Album With Freddie Mercury

Queen are planning a new album featuring Freddie Mercury's vocals.The 'We Will Rock You' band's singer died in 1991 but left behind a number of vocal takes - some of which were used for 1995...

Stars Turn Out For Freddie Mercury Benefit Gala

The Who star Roger Daltrey and former Spice Girls singer Melanie Chisholm were among the famous faces who turned out to honour late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury at a charity gig marking his 67th birthday.The...

Katy Perry Models Herself On Freddie

Katy Perry models herself on Freddie Mercury. The 'Roar' singer takes not just her musical stylings from the late Queen frontman, but believes he helped make her a confident woman. She told the UK edition...

Freddie Mercury Film 'Probably Not Going To Happen'

The screenwriter of the much-anticipated Freddie Mercury biopic fears the project will be shelved after Sacha Baron Cohen's decision to walk away from the film.Cohen reportedly fell out with the remaining members of Mercury's band...

Freddie Mercury Biopic Is 'Very Much Alive'

The team behind the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic insist the film is ''very much alive'' despite Sacha Baron Cohen exiting the lead role.Screenwriter Peter Morgan, who penned the script for the film, recently indicated the...

Sean Sasser, Aids Activist And 'Real World: San Francisco' Cast Member, Dies Aged 44

Sean Sasser, who featured in the reality show The Real World: San Francisco, has died aged 44. Sasser was featured on the show owing to his relationship with primary cast member Pedro Zamora. David "Puck"...

A Week In News: Giudice Facing 50 Years, Katy Perry's Prism And Lohan Leaves Rehab

Real Housewife? Turns out has been doing more than washing up, doing lunch and sorting her shoe collection. The Real Housewives of New Jersey star and husband Joe have been indicted on 39 counts of...

Unheard Michael Jackson, Freddie Mercury Duets? Listen To Them Now

Duets featuring two of the greatest pop stars of all time, Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury, are expected to get full releases in the fall.According to The Times of London, Freddie's former band mates Brian...

Unheard Michael Jackson & Freddie Mercury Duets Set For Release 30 Years Later

Queen guitarist Brian May has revealed that he's working on and plans to release previously unheard material from Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury and pop star Michael Jackson. The surfacing of the dead icons' collaboration...

Freddie Mercury, Michael Jackson Duets: Autumn To See Megastars Combine

Despite allegedly falling out over a Llama (just read on), duets between Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury are to be made public for the first time this August. The pair recorded three tracks, and, with...

Michael Jackson & Freddie Mercury's Unheard Duets To Be Released Later This Year

One may have been dead for over two decades an the other for just short of half a decade, but Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson still have unfinished business with the charts as previously never-before...

Michael Jackson And Freddie Mercury Duets Get Release Date

Secret duets by late pop icons Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury are to be released later this year (13).In 2009 it emerged that the former Queen frontman had recorded several songs with the Thriller hitmaker...

Sacha Baron Cohen Booted Off Unnamed Freddie Mercury Biopic Due To Disagreements With Queen

Sacha Baron Cohen has been rumored to play Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic for a while now, but unfortunately, the plans have fallen through. While the movie appears to be something of a pet...

Sacha Baron Cohen Steps Out Of Freddie Mercury Biopic: Who'll Play The Queen Frontman Now?

Sacha Baron Cohen AKA Ali G AKA Borat AKA... you get it, was an example of a truly fitting casting decision when it was announced he'd be playing Freddie Mercury in a biopic about the...

Sacha Baron Cohen Leaves Freddie Mercury Biopic

Sacha Baron Cohen has left the planned biopic of Freddie Mercury.The 'Bruno' actor reportedly exited the project due to creative differences over the direction and focus of the film with the remaining members of Queen,...

Sacha Baron Cohen Exits Freddie Mercury Biopic - Report

British actor Sacha Baron Cohen has pulled out of a new Freddie Mercury biopic, according to a U.S. report.The funnyman was set to play the late Queen frontman in the film - and even took...

Katy Perry Hasn't Thought About Fashion Line Yet

Katy Perry won't be launching a fashion line any time soon.The 'California Gurls' singer - who launches her third scent, Killer Queen, in August - insists she is focusing on her music career and her...

Brian May Backs Freddie Mercury's Charity In Gorilla Dispute

Rocker Brian May has attempted to smooth over a dispute regarding a gorilla sculpture resembling late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury by explaining the reasons why the artwork prompted a complaint from the singer's charity.A statue...

Adam Lambert Lands Glee Role

Adam Lambert has landed a role on 'Glee'. The former 'American Idol' runner-up will appear in the fifth season of the hit musical show this autumn in an as-yet unspecified role.'Glee' creator and producer Ryan...

Brian May To Look Into Freddie Mercury Gorilla Dispute

Queen star Brian May is planning to personally investigate the reasons behind the removal of a gorilla sculpture painted to resemble the band's late frontman Freddie Mercury following a copyright dispute.The statue, named Freddie 'Radio...

Freddie Mercury Gorilla Sculpture Removed After Copyright Complaint

A gorilla sculpture painted to resemble tragic rocker Freddie Mercury has been removed from display in the U.K. amid allegations of copyright infringement.Organisers of art group Go Go Gorillas were forced to take down the...

Psy Inspired By Freddie Mercury

PSY wanted to be Freddie Mercury while growing up.The 'Gangnam Style' hitmaker found himself mesmerised with Queen's live performance at London's Wembley Stadium in 1986 and admits he would watch it on loop when a...

Freddie Mercury Documentary Leads Rose D'or Awards

A documentary charting the life of late superstar Freddie Mercury has taken one of the top prizes at the international Rose d'Or Tv awards.The British Tv film, titled Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender, focused on...

Freddie Mercury Muses Over The Queen Anniversary He Didn't Live To See In Lost Interview

A lost interview with Freddie Mercury, in which the late rock icon salutes the Rolling Stones on their 20th anniversary, has been unearthed for the new Queen On Fire: Live At The Bowl.The singer, who...

Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury Quick Links

News Pictures Video Film Press Quotes RSS
Advertisement

Suggested

Youth - Trailer

Youth - Trailer

Set in the beautiful Swiss Alps, Youth sees Michael Caine & Harvey Keitel in a fine piece of work.

Straight Outta Compton - Movie Review

Straight Outta Compton - Movie Review

This biopic gallops through the career of groundbreaking gangsta rappers N.W.A, working its way through a checklist of the major events.

Advertisement
New Adele And Coldplay Albums Due For Release In The Next Few Months?

New Adele And Coldplay Albums Due For Release In The Next Few Months?

New reports indicate that eagerly awaited albums by Adele and Coldplay are set...

45 Years - Movie Review

45 Years - Movie Review

Like an antidote to vacuous blockbusters, this intelligent, thoughtful drama packs more intensity into a quiet conversation than any number of...

Advertisement