Fletcher was originally attached to direct the film, with Ben Whishaw (“Skyfall”) in the role of legendary rocker Mercury.
Director claims studio didn't give him time off for family emergency, which is why he says he was fired from Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody.”
Fox has suspended production on Freddie Mercury biopic, citing unspecified "health matter."
Director Bryan Singer posted a new behind-the-scenes pic of Malek in character as the iconic rocker, and the resemblance is amazing.
Mike Myers negotiating for a role in Bryan Singer-directed film about the seminal British rock band Queen, with 'Mr. Robot's Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury
Queen's Brian May reveals to Yahoo that Freddie Mercury and Mary Austin’s unusual but beautiful love story will be a prominent storyline in the eight-years-in-the-making Mercury biopic, "Bohemian Rhapsody," which will be directed by Bryan Singer and is expected to come out in December 2018.
In "Queen in 3-D," Queen's Brian May writes candidly about singer Freddie Mercury’s struggles with the media, comparing his experience to the very different experience of current Queen frontman Adam Lambert, who is able to live in the spotlight as an openly gay man in a way that Mercury sadly never could.
Queen guitarist Brian May revealed Freddie Mercury lost most of his foot before the frontman died in 1991.
Queen guitarist responds to recent comments actor made about differences in direction that led him to exit the project