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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...

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...

Freddie Mercury Film 'Probably Not Going To Happen'

The screenwriter of the much-anticipated Freddie Mercury biopic fears the project will be shelved after Sacha Baron Cohen's decision to walk away from the film.Cohen reportedly fell out with the remaining members of Mercury's band...

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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...

Adam Lambert Lands Glee Role

Adam Lambert has landed a role on 'Glee'. The former 'American Idol' runner-up will appear in the fifth season of the hit musical show this autumn in an as-yet unspecified role.'Glee' creator and producer Ryan...

Freddie Mercury Documentary Leads Rose D'or Awards

A documentary charting the life of late superstar Freddie Mercury has taken one of the top prizes at the international Rose d'Or Tv awards.The British Tv film, titled Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender, focused on...

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

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

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...

Freddie Mercury 'Dressed Princess Diana As Man For Gay Bar Visit'

Freddie Mercury once dressed Princess Diana as a man and smuggled her into a gay bar, it has been claimed. The late Queen rocker and comedian Kenny Everett reportedly gave the British royal - who...

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

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...

Blake Lively In Talks For Freddie Mercury Film

Blake Lively is being lined up to star in the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.The 'Gossip Girl' actress is expected to play the iconic Queen singer's former girlfriend Mary Austin opposite 'Borat' star Sacha Baron Cohen,...

Sacha Baron Cohen Taking Singing Lessons For Freddie Mercury Role

British actor Sacha Baron Cohen is reportedly taking singing lessons to perfect his vocals for his role as Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biopic.The funnyman, who previously showed off his singing in movie musicals Sweeney...

Actor James Floyd Interested In Playing Young Freddie Mercury Again

Anglo-Indian actor James Floyd is keen to reprise his portrayal of Queen rocker Freddie Mercury for Sacha Baron-Cohen's much-anticipated biopic.The young star played the tragic singer, who died in 1991, in British Tv movie The...

Tom Hooper To Direct Freddie Mercury Film?

Tom Hooper may direct the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.The Oscar-winning filmmaker is reportedly being eyed by Sony Pictures and GK Films to oversee the long-planned film about the iconic Queen singer and could reunite with...

Freddie Mercury's Burial Plaque Vanishes From Cemetary

Freddie Mercury's burial plaque has gone missing.The recently discovered dedication which is believe to be placed at the site where the late Queen legend's ashes were scattered by ex-girlfriend Mary Austin has mysteriously vanished from...

Freddie Mercury Cemetery Plaque Sparks Speculation

The discovery of a London cemetery plaque bearing Freddie Mercury's name has renewed speculation over the location of the singing legend's final resting place.The Queen star died of Aids in 1991 at the age of...

Freddie Mercury's Final Resting Place Discovered?

Freddie Mercury's final resting place may have been discovered.A plaque seemingly dedicated to the late Queen singer - who died from complications caused by AIDS in 1991, aged 45 - has been found in Kensal...

Freddie Mercury Is Always On Brian May's Mind

Freddie Mercury is always on Brian May's mind.The Queen guitarist is currently on a UK tour with theatrical singer Kerry Ellis - whose album 'Anthems' he helped pen - and admitted not a day goes...

Rod Stewart Dreamed Up Supergroup With Elton And Freddie

Rod Stewart has revealed he once considered forming a novelty supergroup with gay pals Elton John and Freddie Mercury.The rocker admits the idea came to him while the trio was hanging out at Queen's rented...

Freddie Mercury Documentary: Did We Get Close Enough?

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

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....

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