Brian May Disappointed By John Deacon's Movie Snub

17th December 2013 -

 News

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...

John Deacon Rules Out Any Involvement In Freddie Mercury Biopic

17th December 2013 -

 News

Former Queen bassist John Deacon is apparently having nothing to do with the upcoming biopic of the group's late singer Freddie Mercury as he continues to maintain his exile from the surviving group member's work...

Tonight Matthew, I'm going to be Freddy Mercury - Ben Whishaw

10th December 2013 -

 News

Remember Stars in Their Eyes? That was good wasn’t it, and while it may have provided an incredibly cheap platform on which to build this story – surrounding Ben Whishaw’s upcoming turn as Freddie Mercury...

Brian May Teases Possible 'New' Queen Album After New Demos Are Found

1st December 2013 -

 News

Its been more than two decades since the passing of Freddie Mercury, but before his tragic passing, the powerful Queen vocalist may have spent more time in the recording booth than was initially anticipated. In...

Ben Whishaw Lands Freddie Mercury Role, Replaces Sacha Baron Cohen

21st October 2013 -

 News

Actor Ben Whishaw has reportedly stepped in to play legendary Queen frontman Freddie Mercury after the recent departure of Sacha Baron Cohen. The 33 year-old Skyfall actor has landed the role in the upcoming biopic...

Brian May Explains Why Sasha Baron Cohen Was Wrong For Freddie Mercury Biopic

20th October 2013 -

 News

The planned biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury's life has been in discussion for three years now, with comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen in line to star as the late singer since the very beginning...

Hologram Museum To Open In London

16th October 2013 -

 News

Rock fans will get the chance to perform 'live' with dead heroes including John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Freddie Mercury and Kurt Cobain when a hologram museum opens in London.Bosses of the Music Hall of Fame...

Daniel Radcliffe A No-Go For Freddy Mercury Role, But Why?

25th September 2013 -

 News

Since Sacha Baron-Cohen dropped out of the Freddy Mercury biopic, a few names have been touted for his return.Johnny Depp was even mentioned following his high-profile flop as Tonto in Lone Ranger, and so was...

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

24th September 2013 -

 News

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...

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

9th August 2013 -

 News

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

31st July 2013 -

 News

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

31st July 2013 -

 News

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

30th July 2013 -

 News

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...

A Week In Music, Kanye West Releases 'Black Skinhead' Video, Dawes Talk New Album And Bob Dylan And Mercury And Jackson Duets Are To Be Unveiled

30th July 2013 -

 News

A week in music videos... Kanye West has been doing a lot of promotion for his edgy, rock-infused track 'Black Skinhead' (or 'BLKKK SKKKN HEAD' as it's otherwise known'), the lead single from his US...

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

30th July 2013 -

 News

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

30th July 2013 -

 News

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...

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

24th July 2013 -

 News

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?

23rd July 2013 -

 News

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...

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

29th May 2013 -

 News

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...

Princess Diana's Crazy Night Out With Freddie Mercury Revealed In New Book

2nd April 2013 -

 News

Does everyone remember that time when Princess Diana dressed up in drag so she could accompany Freddie Mercury, Kenny Everett and Cleo Rocos to a London gay nightclub? No we'd never heard the story either...

Cleo Rocos Retells The Brilliant Story Of How She, Freddie Mercury and Kenny Everett Snuck Princess Diana Into A Gay Bar Without Her Being Recognised Once

1st April 2013 -

 News

This may be one of the finer stories I have had to write in by time at Contact Music, the story of how the late Princess Diana snuck into a London gay club without being...

Freddie Mercury's Confidante Addresses Ashes Speculation

31st March 2013 -

 News

Freddie Mercury's longtime confidante is adamant she will never confirm the star's final resting place after quashing rumours suggesting his ashes were interred at a London cemetery.The Queen frontman's loyal friend and former lover Mary...

Freddie Mercury Documentary: Did We Get Close Enough?

17th October 2012 -

 News

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

17th October 2012 -

 News

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

17th October 2012 -

 News

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...

Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen - Live in Budapest

21st September 2012 -

 Movie Review

Shot in 1986 and only just now remastered for release in the West, this documentary captures Queen in all their glory both on stage and behind the scenes. The film is divided into two parts,...

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

10th May 2012 -

 News

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...

Taylor: 'There's No New Queen Album With Mercury's Unfinished Songs'

2nd December 2011 -

 News

Roger Taylor has ruined Queen fans' Christmas by dismissing reports suggesting he and bandmate Brian May are working on a new album featuring unfinished Freddie Mercury songs.The drummer admits there are a handful of songs...

Katy Perry Gets Russell Tattoo

16th June 2010 -

 News

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...

Mika: 'Stop Comparing Me To Queen'

27th March 2007 -

 News

Pop sensation MIKA hopes critics will stop comparing him to British music legends QUEEN - because he doesn't want to be associated with FREDDIE MERCURY's dress sense. The GRACE KELLY star, who yesterday (26MAR07) dubbed...

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