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Freddie Mercury Documentary: Did We Get Close Enough?

The Freddy Mercury documentary promised to be "the closest we’ll get to the real Freddie Mercury", well at least host Alan Yentob promised that. But did we get our close up? According to Gigwise, we...

Sacha Baron Cohen's Freddie Mercury Movie Set For 2014 Release

Sacha Baron Cohen will play Freddie Mercury in a movie set for release in 2014, according to Queen guitarist Brian May. Filming on the biopic is set to begin in the Spring of next year....

Tv Review: 'Freddie Mercury - The Great Pretender', Bbc1

How many times do we need to see a documentary on Freddie Mercury? That seemed to be the question on most critics lips as BBC1 aired 'Freddie Mercury - The Great Pretender' last night (October...

Brian May: 'Freddie Mercury Biopic Is Still On Track'

QUEEN star Brian May has assured fans the upcoming biopic of frontman Freddie Mercury is still on track despite a raft of delays.British funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen has signed up to play the late superstar...

Freddie Mercury Biopic To Be Released In 2014

A Freddie Mercury biopic will be released in early 2014. Brian May confirmed filming for the motion picture - which will tell the story of the late Queen singer's formative years leading up to the...

New Freddie Mercury Film Suggests He And Brian May Were Not Best Friends

A new Dvd expose of Freddie Mercury's solo career has shed light on the rocker's turbulent relationship with Queen bandmate Brian May.Director Rhys Thomas has collected lost interviews and footage for his new upcoming movie...

Llama Killed Freddie Mercury's Michael Jackson Dreams

Michael Jackson's llama wrecked Freddie Mercury's dreams of recording a hit duet with the King of Pop - because the QUEEN star didn't like working in a studio with an overgrown pet.The tragic Bohemian Rhapsody...

George Michael Loved Performing With Queen

George Michael says performing with Queen was the highlight of his career.The 'White Light' hitmaker always idolised the group's frontman Freddie Mercury so was delighted to be part of a tribute concert to the late...

Freddie Mercury Makes Comeback As Freddie The 'Angry Bird'

Freddie Mercury is gone but his legacy has not been forgotten, the legendary Queen front man often returning in grand and, on some occasions, bewildering ways. A good example of the latter would be that...

Freddie Mercury Becomes An Angry Bird In Youtube.com Skit

The brains behind the Angry Birds video game phenomenon have turned late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury into a feathered king as part of a charity awareness campaign.Game makers at Rovio posted the short clip of...

Brian May Still Searching For Freddie Mercury's Stolen Guitar

Brian May has called for the safe return of Freddie Mercury's white Telecaster guitar after recalling it was stolen from Queen's storage facility in a new video Dvd compilation.May and bandmate Roger Taylor offer up...

Brian May: 'I'll Always Regret Not Performing Songs With Freddie'

Queen star Brian May will always regret the fact he never got the chance to perform the songs I Want It All and The Miracle with late pal Freddie Mercury.The guitarist has revisited the two...

Tears All Round As Blur Close Olympics Celebration Concert

Blur packed a punch that could rival one that Olympic boxing champion Luke Campbell would struggle to match, as they blew away the Hyde Park crowd at the sold-out Closing Ceremony Celebration Concert last night.As...

Kate Beckinsale Dreams Of Playing Freddie Mercury

Actress Kate Beckinsale has set herself a real movie challenge - she wants to portray Freddie Mercury on film.The sexy Underworld star has revealed that playing the late Queen frontman is a role she'd relish...

Elton John: I Should Have Got Aids, And Died

Elton John believes he should've contracted Aids and died during his reckless lifestyle some decades ago just like fellow music legend Freddie Mercury and actor Rock Hudson.The rock star spoke out about the stigma of...

Adam Lambert Wants Queen Album

Adam Lambert wants to make an album with Queen.The former 'American Idol' contestant has been singing with the group live in place of the late Freddie Mercury this summer, and is keen to record new...

Lost Freddie Mercury Footage Unearthed For New Dvd

A lost Freddie Mercury interview from the set of I Was Born To Love You and footage of him performing with Rod Stewart are to form the basis of a new retrospective Dvd about the...

Katy Perry: 'I Haven't Been Asked To Star In Freddie Mercury Biopic'

Singer Katy Perry has played down reports suggesting she's set to portray the girlfriend of flamboyant rocker Freddie Mercury in Sacha Baron Cohen's upcoming biopic.The I Kissed A Girl hitmaker has previously showed off her...

Adam Lambert 'Comfortable' Fronting Queen

Adam Lambert is finding it ''surprisingly comfortable'' fronting Queen.The US singer is stepping into the shoes of late singer Freddie Mercury to front the band when they play in Europe this summer and and said...

Elvis Presley To Get The Hologram Treatment

They're going to need some pretty big mirrors for this one: it's been announced that the former King of rock and roll Elvis Presley is to be brought back to life via the new sensation...

Freddie Mercury Returning To The Stage With Queen

Freddie Mercury will return to the stage with Queen as an ''optical illusion''. The band's late frontman - who passed away in 1991 - will seem to perform on stage during Queen musical 'We Will...

Freddie Mercury To Make Tupac Style Return To The Stage

Utilising the wonders of 21st century technology, it has been revealed that deceased rock legend Freddie Mercury is to make an appearance on stage at a special 10th anniversary production of the West End Queen...

Freddie Mercury To Appear On Stage As An 'Optical Illusion'

Freddie Mercury is to appear on stage as an ''optical illusion.'' The late Queen front man - who passed away in 1991 - will seem to perform for an audience at musical 'We Will Rock...

Freddie Mercury To 'Appear' In Queen Musical Anniversary Show

Late rocker Freddie Mercury will "appear" on stage during a special performance of West End musical We Will Rock You through an "optical illusion", according to Queen star Brian May.The show is nearing its 10th...

Freddie Mercury Joining Queen For 'We Will Rock You' Anniversary?

Brian May has announced new plans to continue to pay tribute to late friend Freddie Mercury by getting him to "appear" for the 10th anniversary of the Queen inspired 'We Will Rock You' musical. With...

Roger Taylor Dismisses Freddie Mercury Hologram

Queen rocker Roger Taylor has no plans to follow the holographic craze by performing with an image of late singer Freddie Mercury, insisting, "It's the real one or no hologram for me".Since deceased rapper Tupac...

American Idol Recap: Impressive Night From The Final Six

The first half of last night's American Idol episode (April 25, 2012) was a Queen-themed affair, with the contestants brushing off their finest Freddie Mercury impressions. The remaining six performers knew that they had to...

Sonisphere Festival Cancelled, Queen Available For Bookings

The organisers of the UK Sonisphere Festival have confirmed that this year's event has been cancelled. The festival had been due to take place between July 6-8 at Knebworth Park, with headliners Queen (with Adam...

Queen Looking For New UK Summer Show

Queen are looking for a new place to perform in the UK after Sonisphere was cancelled. Organisers confirmed this morning the UK leg of the rock festival - which had been due to take place...

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