Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury Comic Book Now Available
Freddie Mercury was the King – or Queen, if you will – of the Glam Rock movement of the 70’s. Know for over-the-top, intricately theatrical live shows, Freddie always fed off of the crowd’s energy. He was a prolific songwriter who used every musical style known, and twist…
Freddie Mercury Biopic Gets a New Star
After months of delays, word is now circulating that Dexter Fletcher has been tapped to direct the Freddie Mercury biopic. Perhaps more importantly, Ben Whishaw will play Freddie Mercury, replacing Sacha Baron Cohen, who left over the summer. Deadline is reporting that Fletcher, an actor-turned-dire…
Freddie Mercury Biopic Bites the Dust
That much-hyped Freddie Mercury biopic may be over before it’s even begun. Now that actor Sacha Baron Cohen has bailed on the project, the film’s screenwriter hears its death knell. The ‘Borat’ star had been attached to the movie almost since its inception, and production…
Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson Demos Almost Ready for Release
Three decades after they were originally recorded, songs that Michael Jackson wrote and demoed with Queen frontman Freddie Mercury are finally close to seeing the light of day. The duo met up at Jackson’s California mansion in 1983, setting aside a six-hour session that produced three songs: …
Who Will Star in the Freddie Mercury Biopic?
With Sacha Baron Cohen out of the running to portray Freddie Mercury in a movie about the Queen vocalist’s life and career, it’s time to start trying to figure out who will replace him. Vintage Vinyl News reports that the British betting firm Paddy Power has started calculating the odd…
Sacha Baron Cohen Quits Freddie Mercury Biopic
One of the most perfect bits of biopic casting in recent Hollywood memory has reportedly come to an end. Vintage Vinyl News reports that after more than three years of working on the project, Sacha Baron Cohen has decided not to star in an upcoming film about the life and career of deceased Queen fr…

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