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Sacha Baron Cohen To Play The Dictator

Sacha Baron Cohen is to portray a Saddam Hussein-inspired character in a new movie. The British actor - famed for his parody movies based on outrageous characters, including Kazakhstani reporter Borat and Austrian fashionista Bruno...

May Backing Mercury Movie

QUEEN star BRIAN MAY has thrown his support behind an upcoming biopic of his late bandmate FREDDIE MERCURY, insisting he's "very excited" to see SACHA BARON COHEN tackle the role.It was announced last year (10)...

Axl Rose Tops Greatest Frontman Poll

Axl Rose has been voted the greatest lead singer of all time.The Guns N' Roses frontman topped the survey carried out by website Musicradar.com, beating off competition from the likes of late Queen star Freddie...

Axl Rose Named Best Frontman Ever

Rocker AXL ROSE has been voted the best frontman of all time, ahead of stars including FREDDIE MERCURY and JOHN LENNON.The Guns N' Roses singer gained the most votes to take the top spot in...

Katy Perry To Keep Outrageous Style

Katy Perry will not be toning down her outrageous dress sense in 2011. The 'Firework' singer is renowned for her crazy sense of style - wearing items as diverse as blue and purple wigs, dresses...

Sacha Baron Cohen Set For Torrente Remake

Sacha Baron Cohen is set to star in a remake of 'Torrente'.The 'Borat' funnyman is in talks to take on the lead role in the Hollywood version of the Spanish comedy action franchise, which were...

Mercury Misses Out On Moustache Honour

FREDDIE MERCURY and JIMI HENDRIX's famous facial hair has been beaten to the top of a poll to find the most recognisable moustache - by artist SALVADOR DALI.The surrealist painter received 24 per cent of...

The Things They Say 18489

"Oh my god, I couldn't think of anyone better to play Freddie. I just think it's such superb casting. The thing is, you genuinely can't be too reverent about your heroes, and I don't think...

Sacha Baron Cohen To Play Freddie Mercury

Sacha Baron Cohen is to play Freddie Mercury in a new film.The British comedian has signed a deal to take on the role of the late Queen frontman in a movie being scripted by Peter...

Cohen To Champion Mercury In Biopic

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has signed a deal to rock cinema audiences as QUEEN legend FREDDIE MERCURY.The outrageous Bruno star is to portray one of rock's most flamboyant characters in a film about the...

Zandra Rhodes Wants Gaga

Zandra Rhodes would love to dress Lady Gaga.The British designer - who famously designed clothes for Britain's late Princess Diana and Queen frontman Freddie Mercury - wants the challenge of working with the 'Bad Romance'...

Katy Perry's Outfit Admiration

Katy Perry likes to create moods through her stage outfits.The 25-year-old singer - who is well known for her love of skimpy clothing - admits she admires performers such as Lady Gaga and Freddie Mercury...

Katy Perry Gets Russell Tattoo

Katy Perry and Russell Brand have had matching tattoos.The couple - who got engaged while holidaying in India in December, just under three months after they started dating - have had Anuugacchati Pravaha, a Sanskrit...

Queen To Quit Emi

Queen are set to quit EMI after 40 years with the label.The legendary band - originally fronted by the late Freddie Mercury - are in talks with Universal Music Group to sign a deal that...

Mercury's Longtime Lover Dies

The longtime lover of late QUEEN star FREDDIE MERCURY has died, aged 60.The musician began dating Irish hairdresser Jim Hutton in the early 1980s and their relationship continued until the star's death from bronchial pneumonia...

Fame Monster Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga was "a monster" in her pursuit for fame. The 'Paparazzi' singer, who was recently nominated for five Grammy awards, always dreamt about being a star and was determined to do whatever it took...

Miss Piggy Triumphs!

Although the spotlight has eluded her in recent years, Miss Piggy has made a triumphant comeback on the Internet in a Muppet tribute video to Freddie Mercury and Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody." Last week, it was...

Brian May's Lego Hair Demands

Brian May demanded his hair was modelled perfectly for his 'Lego Rock Band' likeness. The Queen guitarist has been immortalised, along with the rest of his group, in the game as a Lego character, but...

Fascinating Fact 8197

The original members of QUEEN have been turned into LEGO versions of themselves for the upcoming music video game LEGO Rock Band. FREDDIE MERCURY, BRIAN MAY, JOHN DEACON and ROGER TAYLOR join IGGY POP and...

Mercury Honoured With London Memorial

Late rock legend FREDDIE MERCURY will be honoured with his own Hollywood Walk of Fame-style star in his English home town.The Queen singer, who died in 1991, fled Zanzibar, Tanzania as a child with his...

Katy Perry Impressed By Pink

Katy Perry is "inspired" by Pink.The 'I Kissed A Girl' singer is such a fan of the 'So What' vocalist she went to see her perform in Australia on Thursday (13.08.09), and swiftly took to...

May Devastated By Leaked Jackson & Mercury Tracks

BRIAN MAY is furious after "music thieves" exploited MICHAEL JACKSON's death by releasing previously unheard tracks by the King Of Pop and QUEEN's late frontman FREDDIE MERCURY on the Internet.Jackson, who passed away last week...

Jackson & Mercury's Secret Tracks

A series of recordings MICHAEL JACKSON made with FREDDIE MERCURY have remained undiscovered for more than 20 years, according to the QUEEN frontman's bandmate BRIAN MAY.The King Of Pop, who passed away on Thursday (25Jun09),...

May Compares Perry To Mercury

KATY PERRY was left dumbstruck when she met BRIAN MAY - and the QUEEN legend compared the pop singer to her idol FREDDIE MERCURY.The I Kissed A Girl hitmaker has long cited Mercury - who...

Elton John: More Needs To Be Done To Stop Aids Winning

Famed singer Sir ELTON JOHN has spoken out in praise of the efforts of biotechnology leaders in developing treatments for HIV and Aids, but stated that more work is needed.Speaking at the 2009 BIO International...

By on 20 May 2009

Perry To Get Mercury Tattoo

KATY PERRY is determined to show off her love for FREDDIE MERCURY - the singer wants a giant tattoo of the late star's face etched on her back. The I Kissed A Girl hitmaker has regularly...

Mercury The Ultimate Rock God

QUEEN star FREDDIE MERCURY has been named the Ultimate Rock God in a new poll. The flamboyant frontman, who died of pneumonia induced by HIV in 1991, managed to steal the crown from the King...

May: 'I Didn't Know Mercury Was Gay'

QUEEN star BRIAN MAY did not realise his bandmate FREDDIE MERCURY was gay for years - because the flamboyant star had a string of girlfriends. The pair were close during the early days of the...

Moon And Mercury Named In Dream Rock Band Lineup

The ultimate rock band would be composed of Keith Moon, Eric Clapton and Freddie Mercury, according to a new survey,A poll conducted on behalf of Guitar Hero World Tour found that the late, great Keith...

By on 14 November 2008

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