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Blake Lively In Talks For Freddie Mercury Film

Blake Lively is being lined up to star in the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.The 'Gossip Girl' actress is expected to play the iconic Queen singer's former girlfriend Mary Austin opposite 'Borat' star Sacha Baron Cohen,...

Sacha Baron Cohen Taking Singing Lessons For Freddie Mercury Role

British actor Sacha Baron Cohen is reportedly taking singing lessons to perfect his vocals for his role as Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic.The funnyman, who previously showed off his singing in movie musicals Sweeney...

Actor James Floyd Interested In Playing Young Freddie Mercury Again

Anglo-Indian actor James Floyd is keen to reprise his portrayal of Queen rocker Freddie Mercury for Sacha Baron-Cohen's much-anticipated biopic.The young star played the tragic singer, who died in 1991, in British Tv movie The...

Tom Hooper To Direct Freddie Mercury Film?

Tom Hooper may direct the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.The Oscar-winning filmmaker is reportedly being eyed by Sony Pictures and GK Films to oversee the long-planned film about the iconic Queen singer and could reunite with...

Queen Given Music Heritage Award

Queen were given the PRS For Music Heritage Award yesterday (05.03.12).The 'We Will Rock You' hitmakers - originally made up of Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon and the late Freddie Mercury - were honoured...

Freddie Mercury's Burial Plaque Vanishes From Cemetary

Freddie Mercury's burial plaque has gone missing.The recently discovered dedication which is believe to be placed at the site where the late Queen legend's ashes were scattered by ex-girlfriend Mary Austin has mysteriously vanished from...

Freddie Mercury Cemetery Plaque Disappears

A recently discovered London cemetery plaque bearing Freddie Mercury's name has mysteriously disappeared, sparking new interest in the Queen legend's final resting place.The bronze plaque inscribed with Mercury's real name, Farrokh Bulsara, and signed by...

Freddie Mercury Cemetery Plaque Sparks Speculation

The discovery of a London cemetery plaque bearing Freddie Mercury's name has renewed speculation over the location of the singing legend's final resting place.The Queen star died of Aids in 1991 at the age of...

Freddie Mercury's Final Resting Place Discovered?

Freddie Mercury's final resting place may have been discovered.A plaque seemingly dedicated to the late Queen singer - who died from complications caused by AIDS in 1991, aged 45 - has been found in Kensal...

Former Drag Queen Buys Freddie Mercury's Car

A Ukrainian showman, who once represented the Ukraine at the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest, has snapped up Freddie Mercury's Rolls-Royce at auction.Andrey Danilko, who performed as drag queen Verka Serduchka, paid over $118,000 (£74,600) for...

Freddie Mercury Is Always On Brian May's Mind

Freddie Mercury is always on Brian May's mind.The Queen guitarist is currently on a UK tour with theatrical singer Kerry Ellis - whose album 'Anthems' he helped pen - and admitted not a day goes...

Rod Stewart Dreamed Up Supergroup With Elton And Freddie

Rod Stewart has revealed he once considered forming a novelty supergroup with gay pals Elton John and Freddie Mercury.The rocker admits the idea came to him while the trio was hanging out at Queen's rented...

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...

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