Straight guy #1: I love Queen. Straight guy #2: Yeah, Queen is awesome. Straight guy #3: I would totally go gay for Freddy Mercury. I’m just throwing that out there. –22nd & 7th Overheard by: Lolito
Okay, here’s a question: What do Patsy Cline, Tupac, Elvis, Eazy-E, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Freddie Mercury, Michael Jackson, and Liberace have in common? Yes, they’re all dead. Very funny, hypothetical smartass. And while we hate to reward you for your cheekiness, that’s not too far from the actual answer: They’ve all been resurrected as holograms. Show More Summary
Nate Ruess is the Freddie Mercury of freaking out: "I thought of taking my own life," he sings over moody, triumphal backing on his solo debut. "But Mama, don't cry, I found songs among the tragic." As lead singer in alt-pop drama kings fun., Ruess has a self-deprecating romanticism that...
In 2015, celebrities are only culturally significant if they can win a "Lip Sync Battle" against Jimmy Fallon Girls' Lena Dunham stopped by Friday's Tonight Show to see if she could beat out Fallon by "singing" Ellie Goulding's "Outside"...Show More Summary
“Bohemian Rhapsody” has been parodied a lot. Sci fi, politics, and physics have all inspired versions of the Queen hit since Freddie Mercury first told the world to “look up to the skies and see,” back in 1975. The latest “Rhapsody” parody comes from a mom who’s been doling out parenting advice for awhile. Show More Summary
Few possess the vocal skill necessary to master "I Will Always Love You" by Dolly Parton, especially the version popularized by the late Whitney Houston. Musician Marc Martel is well known for tackling the persona of Freddie Mercury,...Show More Summary
The second prisoner in the van where Freddie Gray sustained fatal injuries says he didn't tell police Gray was banging his head against the van trying to hurt himself but only that he heard "a little banging." The prisoner says he feared for his life after the report based on his testimony was released. Show More Summary
The Freddie Mercury biopic has been stuck in development hell for nearly a decade. Until yesterday, the most recent update Queen fans had to go on was the news that Sacha Baron Cohen had not signed on to write, produce, direct, and star in the film; manager Jim Beach had simply said so at the Artist and Manager Awards on March 26 as … Read More
Michael Jackson fans that are looking for new Michael Jackson memorabilia may have struck gold this week. The collaboration duets with Freddie Mercury that were released last year now have a gift-able option. Sadly, Michael Jackson fans have been enduring the challenges associated with further allegations of sex abuse stemming from Australia. Show More Summary
Over the weekend, you might have seen some reports that Queen‘s manager said that Sacha Baron Cohen had returned to the Freddie Mercury biopic, and that he would not only star in the film, but that he would write, direct, and produce the movie. Show More Summary
Brian May of Queen has posted on his website that news of Sacha Baron Cohen writing, producing and starring in the Freddie Mercury biopic was all a joke from Queen's band manager Jim Beach. The post Sacha Baron Cohen starring in Freddie Mercury Biopic was a Joke appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News and Videos.
Contrary to reports, Sacha Baron Cohen, the actor known for “Borat,” “The Dictator,” and “Brüno,” will not be writing, directing or starring in a film about the life of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury. He won’t even be a part of it. The widely circulated false news of Cohen’s involvement came after Queen’s manager Jim Beach took the stage […]
Sacha Baron Cohen may not be stepping into Freddie Mercury's famous unitard as soon as everyone thought.News that the "Borat" creator was back on board to write, direct, produce and star in the waylaid bio pic about Queen former frontman...Show More Summary
The band's manager was merely kidding about Sacha Baron Cohen's participation.
This week it was announced Cohen would star, write and direct the long-awaited film—but now sources are saying it ain't so.
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Sasha Baron Cohen will star in a Freddie Mercury biopic, after all. Time reported on Saturday that the Brüno star will wear a few more hats than originally expected in the highly-anticipated film about the former Queen frontman. Cohen...Show More Summary
Queen's manager Jim Beach confirms that Sacha Baron Cohen will write, produce, star and direct himself as Freddie Mercury. [...]
Would write, direct and produce as well as star The post Sacha Baron Cohen Back to Being Freddie Mercury? appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
On-again, off-again project is back on after Cohen settles his differences with surviving members of Queen.