Tag: Freddie Mercury

Ben Whishaw To Play Freddie Mercury; Director Found

December 10, 2013

British actor-turned-director Dexter Fletcher (Sunshine On Leith) will helm the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic with Ben Whishaw attached to star. The script was written by Peter Morgan. GK Films’ Graham King is producing. This has been a passion project for King for several years, and it started with Sacha Baron Cohen attached to play Mercury, the […]

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Ben Whishaw Wanted To Star In “Freddie Mercury” Biopic

October 21, 2013

According to Queen drummer Roger Taylor, it looks as if Ben Whishaw (Skyfall) is the top choice to play Freddie Mercury in the upcoming biopic. In an interview on BBC‘s One Show, Taylor mentioned that the actor the band preferred had the initials “B.W.” and when asked it that meant actor Ben Whishaw, he replied, […]

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Sacha Baron Cohen Leaves “Freddie Mercury” Bio Film

July 23, 2013

Sacha Baron Cohen has called it quits. It appears that he isn’t seeing eye to eye with the remaining members of Queen who have script and director approval over the film that would tell the life story of singer Freddie Mercury. Sacha Baron Cohen’s name has circled the movie for a long time now and […]

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