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Ben Whishaw Set To Star In Freddie Mercury Biopic

James Bond star Ben Whishaw is set to star as Queen's Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic.Ali G star Sacha Baron Cohen had initially been picked to play the flamboyant rock icon, but pulled out...

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

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...

Roger Taylor Beats Tinnitus

Queen's Roger Taylor mentally trained himself to beat Tinnitus.The 'Radio Ga Ga' drummer has lived a loud life as a member of one of the biggest rock bands on the planet and it had led...

Roger Taylor's Labour Of Fun

Roger Taylor's latest solo album has been a ''labour of love''.The legendary Queen drummer is releasing his first solo album in 15 years, 'Fun On Earth', on November 11 and has been crafting the tracks...

Sacha Baron Cohen Too 'Distracting' For Mercury Movie

Sacha Baron Cohen was deemed too ''distracting'' to play Freddie Mercury.The 'Borat' star had been due to portray the late Queen frontman in a planned biopic, but recently departed the project and the group's guitarist...

Queen: Adam Lambert Is 'One In A Billion'

Queen say Adam Lambert has ''one voice in a billion''.The legendary rock band - featuring original guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor - have been touring with the former 'American Idol' star in replacement...

Freddie Mercury Like A 'Bleating Sheep'

Freddie Mercury sounded like a ''bleating sheep'' when he first started singing.Roger Taylor - who drummed in Queen alongside the late vocalist - admits he and guitarist Brian May had reservations about allowing the flamboyant...

Roger Taylor: 'Freddie Mercury Would Love Queen Musical'

Queen star Roger Taylor has dismissed critics who accuse the makers of West End musical We Will Rock You of sullying the band's history, insisting frontman Freddie Mercury would have adored the show.Taylor and his...

Roger Taylor Suspected Queen Would Quit Touring

Queen rocker Roger Taylor suspected the band's touring days were over five years before Freddie Mercury's death because the singer had grown sick of life on the road.The We Will Rock You himakers played their...

Roger Taylor Urges Michael Jackson Executors To Speed Up Duets Release

Queen rocker Roger Taylor blames the executors of Michael Jackson's estate for a four-year delay in the release of the Thriller star's secret duets with Freddie Mercury.The existence of several unreleased collaborations between the two...

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 Much Of A Joke For Freddy Mercury Biopic - A Huge Mistake?

So, it was creative differences all along. The remaining band members - Roger Taylor and Bryan May – have revealed exactly why Sacha Baron Cohen was forced out of the Freddie Mercury biopic, but have...

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...

Alright, That's Enough - I Need A Break, Says Daniel Radcliffe

Since he burst onto the scene as a wee magician all those years ago, Daniel Radcliffe has become a global star. Eight Harry Potter films secured him a lifetime of wealth and fame, but the...

Iheartradio Music Festival Hits Las Vegas With The Best Line-up Yet

The iHeartRadio Music Festival hit the MGM Grand Garden for the 3rd consecutive year on Friday (Sept 20th) to kick-off the 2 day extravaganza.Elton John received the biggest cheer from the Las vegas crowdThe action-packed...

Nate Ruess To Front Queen At Iheartradio Music Festival

Fun. star Nate Ruess is set to become the latest singer to front Queen when he joins the band at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas this weekend, according to reports.Sources tell Billboard.com the...

Brian May Apologises Over Badger Genocide Comment

Queen star Brian May has issued a public apology after he upset Jewish leaders by comparing Britain's badger cull to genocide.The veteran musician is fiercely opposed to pest control measures used to stop the spread...

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 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...

Brian May Heading Back To Work After Knee Surgery

Queen guitarist Brian May is bouncing back and returning to the recording studio following his recent knee replacement surgery.The rock veteran had an operation to correct a chronic problem on 6 August (13) and he...

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...

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...

Brian May To Undergo Knee Replacement Operation

Queen star Brian May fears he will soon have to undergo surgery to fix his "deteriorating" knee.The 66-year-old rocker has been having knee troubles for some time and has been undergoing physical therapy in a...

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...

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