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Sting Doesn't Want Biopic

Sting doesn't want his life turned into a biopic.The 68-year-old rock legend has insisted he won't be letting Hollywood get hold of his personal story for a biopic in the style of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and...

Queen Become First Band Ever To Be Honoured On UK Coin

Queen have been honoured with an official UK coin from the Royal Mint.The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' icons have become the first band to ever to receive the honour as they share the uncirculated coin - which...

Queen, Alice Cooper And Olivia Newton-john Set For Australian Bushfires Benefit Gig

Queen + Adam Lambert, Alice Cooper, Dame Olivia Newton-John and more have been confirmed for the upcoming Australian bushfires benefit gig.Brian and May and co, the 'Poison' hitmaker and 'Grease' legend - who hasn't performed...

Brian May Confirms Queen Are In Talks For Australia Bushfire Benefit Gig

Brian May has confirmed Queen have been asked to play the Live Aid style Australian bushfires benefit concert next month.Amid the devastating fires across the country, a fundraising show was announced earlier this week at...

Miley Cyrus Approached To Star In Suzi Quatro Biopic

Suzi Quatro has confirmed that Miley Cyrus has been approached to play her in an upcoming biopic about her life.The 69-year-old music legend - who became the first female bassist to become a major punk...

Rami Malek Inspired By Freddie Mercury For Bond Role

Rami Malek's Bond villain has been inspired by Freddie Mercury.The 38-year-old actor will play Safin, the main antagonist in the upcoming James Bond flick 'No Time to Die', and admits that the late Queen frontman...

Brian May: Performing With Adam Lambert Is A 'Privilege'

Brian May says performing with Adam Lambert is a ''privilege''.The legendary Queen guitarist has heaped praise on the 'American Idol' star - who has joined Brian, 71, and drummer Roger Taylor, 69, and fronted the...

Adam Lambert Finds 'More Authentic Spot' For His Music

Adam Lambert is ready to be ''more authentic'' with his music.The former 'American Idol' star - who releases new EP 'Velvet: Side A' on Friday (27.09.19) - admitted he wants to focus on ''just being''...

Queen + Adam Lambert To Play Five Nights At The O2 In June 2020

Queen + Adam Lambert's 'The Rhapsody Tour' will see them play five shows at London's The O2 arena in 2020.Brian May, Roger Taylor and the former 'American Idol' star will bring their spectacular new live...

Brian May Slams Idea Of Touring With Freddie Mercury Impersonator

Brian May has hailed Adam Lambert as a ''true phenomenon'' and slammed anyone who has suggested Queen should tour with a Freddie Mercury impersonator.The former 'American Idol' star, Brian and drummer Roger Taylor are currently...

Freddie Mercury's Lost Track Time Waits For No One Released

Freddie Mercury's previously lost recording of 'Time Waits For No One' has been released.The song was penned for West End show 'Time' in 1986 by musician Dave Clark, however the Queen frontman - who passed...

Brian May: Adam Lambert Can Do All The Stuff That Freddie Did And More

Brian May has heaped praise on Adam Lambert for doing ''all the stuff'' Queen frontman Freddie Mercury did ''and more''.The 'We Will Rock You' hitmaker has paid the former 'American Idol' contestant the biggest compliment...

Brian May Makes 'Pilgrimage' To Freddie Mercury's Childhood Home

Brian May has been on a ''pilgrimage'' to Freddie Mercury's childhood home.The 71-year-old musician has fulfilled a long-held dream by travelling with his wife Anita Dobson to the African island of Zanzibar, where he's taken...

Adam Lambert Inspired By Work As Queen Frontman

Adam Lambert has ''learned a lot'' from fronting Queen.The 37-year-old star has spent eight years leading the legendary rock band - in place of legendary late singer Freddie Mercury - and he revealed his time...

Lost Song Featuring Freddie Mercury's Finest Vocals Set For Release

A previously lost song featuring the vocals of the late great Freddie Mercury is to be released.'Time Waits For No One' was penned for West End show 'Time in 1986 by musician Dave Clark.However, the...

Brian May Defends Artistic Licence In Bohemian Rhapsody

Brian May has defended the artistic licence used in 'Bohemian Rhapsody'. The Queen guitarist insisted that the Freddie Mercury biopic was not a documentary but an attempt to tell the story of the...

Dexter Fletcher Wants To Direct A Madonna Biopic

Dexter Fletcher wants to direct a biopic about Madonna. The 53-year-old filmmaker - who helmed both 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and 'Rocketman', based on the lives of Freddie Mercury and Sir Elton John respectively - thinks it...

Mena Massoud Says Princess Jasmine Will Be 'Empowering' In New Aladdin Film

Mena Massoud says Jasmine will be ''empowering for women'' in the new 'Aladdin' film.The 25-year-old actor plays the titular character in Guy Ritchie's live-action reboot of the classic 1992 Disney animation and thinks cinema goers...

Roger Taylor: Adam Lambert Joining Queen Was Like Fate Unfolding

Queen's Roger Taylor says Adam Lambert joining the group was like ''fate unfolding''.The iconic rock band's 69-year-old drummer has admitted they thought the 'We Are The Champions' group would never perform again after the death...

Taron Egerton: Rocketman Is 'Explicit'

Taron Egerton has admitted the sex scenes in 'Rocketman' are ''pretty explicit''.The 29-year-old actor portrays Sir Elton John opposite Richard Madden as his lover and manager John Reid in the upcoming biopic and he insisted...

Queen + Adam Lambert Announce Australian Stadium Tour

Queen + Adam Lambert have announced 'The Rhapsody Tour' in Australia. The rock legends and the 'American Idol' star - who first joined forces with Queen back in 2011, filling in for late vocalist Freddie...

Aidan Gillen Spills That John Reid Is Very Interested In Richard Madden's Portrayal Of Him

Aidan Gillen has revealed when he met music manager John Reid - whom he plays in 'Bohemian Rhapsody' - he kept asking him questions about Richard Madden. The 50-year-old actor brought Reid to life in...

Bohemian Rhapsody Released In China With Homosexuality References Removed

'Bohemian Rhapsody' was released in China with all references to Queen singer Freddie Mercury's sexuality removed. The Oscar-winning rock band biopic starring Rami Malek as the late frontman was released in China on Friday (22.03.19)...

Rami Malek In Final Talks To Play Bond 25 Villain

Rami Malek is reportedly in final talks to play the villain in 'Bond 25'.The 37-year-old actor is in advanced negotiations to join 007 star Daniel Craig in Cary Joji Fukunaga's next instalment of the spy...

Rami Malek's Off-duty Beauty Ritual Is 'Minimal'

Rami Malek's off duty beauty routine is ''very minimal''.The 37-year-old actor - who won an Oscar for Best Actor for his portrayal of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in 'Bohemian Rhapsody' on Sunday (24.02.19) - is...

Shawn Mendes Got 'Chills' From Rami Malek's Oscars Speech

Shawn Mendes got ''chills'' from Rami Malek's ''inspiring'' Oscars speech.The Canadian pop star was blown away by the 37-year-old actor's passionate speech about finding his identity, which he gave as he collected the Best Actor...

Adam Lambert Wasn't Confident Of Playing Freddie Mercury In Bohemian Rhapsody

Adam Lambert didn't play Freddie Mercury in 'Bohemian Rhapsody' because he doesn't feel he could accurately recreate the late singer on screen.The 37-year-old singer has been touring with the active members of Queen, guitarist Brian...

Bing Predicts Roma Will Win Best Picture Oscar

Bing has predicted that 'Roma' will win the Best Picture Oscar.The Microsoft search engine has used its intelligent predicts algorithm to forecast the winners at this weekend's Academy Awards and following its calculations it was...

Queen And Adam Lambert To Perform At Oscars

Queen with Adam Lambert are set to perform at this year's Oscars ceremony. To acknowledge the five nominations for biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody', which focuses on the British band's huge success and the life of late...

Tom Chaplin To Cover Queen Songs On UK Tour

Tom Chaplin is set to tour the UK covering Queen's songs.The Keane frontman - who performed 'It's a Hard Life' with the surviving members of the band, Brian May and Roger Taylor, at The Prince's...

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