ARTICLES RELATING TO FREDDIE MERCURY

Skyfall actor to star as Freddie Mercury

2013-12-11 22:00

Ben Whishaw will reportedly embody the Queen frontman in an upcoming biopic about the We Will Rock You singer and band mates Brian May, John Deacon and Roger Taylor.

Daniel Radcliffe to play Freddie Mercury in biopic?

2013-09-23 16:30

Daniel Radcliffe could be in line to replace Sacha Baron Cohen in an upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic.

Sacha leaves Freddie Mercury biopic

2013-07-23 20:32

Sacha Baron Cohen has left the planned biopic of Freddie Mercury after running into creative differences with the surviving members of his band, Queen.

Blake Lively for Freddie Mercury movie

2013-03-25 21:01

Blake Lively is rumoured to be playing Freddie Mercury's former girlfriend Mary Austin in the upcoming biopic about the late Queen singer.

Freddie Mercury's 'final grave' discovered

2013-02-25 20:30

Late Queen singer Freddie Mercury's final resting place may have been discovered in west London, 21 years after speculation still hangs over what happened to his remains.

Freddie Mercury to 'perform' again

2012-05-11 22:10

Freddie Mercury is to appear on stage as an optical illusion at a special tenth anniversary performance of the Queen musical We Will Rock You.

Freddie's star still burning bright

2011-11-24 16:15

Freddie Mercury died 20 years ago, but his star has only burned brighter in the two decades since, with Queen and their larger-than-life frontman as popular as ever.

Google doodle - mix of art and technology

2011-09-05 14:43

A tribute to legendary Queen front man Freddie Mercury has taken centre stage at Google in much of the world in the latest "doodle".

'Borat' to play Freddie Mercury

2010-09-17 11:16

Sacha Baron Cohen is set to play flamboyant rocker Freddie Mercury in a dramatic feature focusing on his glory days as the frontman of Queen.

Adam Lambert keen on Queen

2009-05-27 08:24

American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert says he won't dismiss an opportunity to fill the shoes of the late Freddie Mercury in Queen, but adds that he also wants to do his own thing.

 

Sacha too 'distracting' for Freddie Mercury biopic

2013-10-09 20:30

Brian May says Sacha Baron Cohen was too well known to portray Freddie Mercury in a planned biopic of the late Queen star.

Freddie Mercury movie 'still alive'

2013-09-04 22:30

The team behind the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic insist the film is "very much alive" despite screenwriter Peter Morgan's claims it wouldn't go ahead after Sacha Baron Cohen quit.

Freddie Mercury voted top frontman

2013-06-25 18:18

Freddie Mercury has been voted frontman in what would be the most powerful band in the world, with fellow Queen star Brian May chosen as the top guitar player.

Freddie Mercury's burial plaque vanishes

2013-03-05 20:54

The commemorative sign believed to mark the location of the late Freddie Mercury's ashes has disappeared, just weeks after its discovery in a London cemetary.

Freddie Mercury biopic set for 2014

2012-10-12 18:07

Queen guitarist Brian May has confirmed that the planned Freddie Mercury biopic will be released in early 2014, with Sacha Baron Cohen still in line to portray the late singer.

Brian May: Freddie's still part of Queen

2011-12-14 21:54

Brian May says Queen wants to make sure late singer Freddie Mercury is still a part of their future work.

Katy Perry tapes Freddie Mercury tribute

2011-09-06 16:33

Katy Perry has filmed a video tribute for Freddie Mercury's 65th birthday.

'Borat' to play Freddie Mercury

2010-09-17 11:16

Sacha Baron Cohen is set to play flamboyant rocker Freddie Mercury in a dramatic feature focusing on his glory days as the frontman of Queen.

Mercury honoured at home

2009-11-26 17:01

Eighteen years after he died, an unglamorous London suburb has unveiled Britain's first memorial to Freddie Mercury, hoping it will inspire other British Asians.

 
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