Tag Archives: Freddie Mercury

Pentatonix – Bohemian Rhapsody [VIDEO]

Robert Philpot reviews: Although there were music videos before 1975, Queen’s clip that year for its now-classic “Bohemian Rhapsody” is seen as groundbreaking. That was before MTV, way before YouTube, and certainly before any of the five members of Pentatonix was born. But the Arlington-founded a cappella group — which released its latest EP, “PTX Vol. 4 — Classics” — ...

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Rami Malek To Play Freddie Mercury In Biopic

Variety reports: “Mr. Robot” star Rami Malek is attached to play Freddie Mercury in long-development biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” from GK Films with Bryan Singer in talks to direct. New Regency and Fox are coming aboard to co-produce the film with Graham King producing as well. Singer confirmed the news on Instagram with a photo of the group confirming his involvement ...

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Sacha Baron Cohen: I Quit The Freddie Mercury Biopic Because Queen Members Will Ruin The Film [VIDEO]

Sacha Baron Cohen appeared on Howard Stern’s show yesterday to explain that he quit the Freddie Mercury biopic because the surviving members of Queen plan to depict Mercury’s death at the movie’s halfway point and spend the rest of the film telling the story of the band struggling on. According to Cohen, nobody will be interested in that. From Stereogum: ...

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Martel – The Mercurotti

Clip recap: Marc Martel. A duet of two of my favorite musical influences, Freddie Mercury and Luciano Pavarotti. This is one continuous performance from start to finish, shot in one take, using two cameras. No audio has been cut or replaced. (I added the “Pavarotti” harmony for “Vincero, Vincero!” afterwards, since I have yet to master singing in both voices ...

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Adam Lambert To Tour With Queen

ABC News reports: Singer Adam Lambert, who gained fame when he appeared on “American Idol,” will join the classic rock band, Queen, in a North American tour this summer, Lambert and original band members Brian May and Roger Taylor announced today in an appearance on “Good Morning America.” “Queen is one of the quintessential rock bands of all time…they’ve influenced ...

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Ben Whishaw To Play Freddie Mercury

Openly gay British actor Ben Whishaw has been cast to play Freddie Mercury in a biopic to be directed by Dexter Fletcher. Mercury died in 1991 of complication from AIDS, but it is said his last days will not be the subject of the film. Sacha Baron Cohen was due to play the Queen frontman but left the production in ...

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Daniel Radcliffe: I Won’t Play Freddie

“There is no truth to it at all. It’s one of those very, very funny things: it came out of a story in the Daily Star and then you see newspapers like The Guardian using The Star as their source, and it grows and grows [until] it’s ‘Dan Radcliffe is playing Freddie Mercury!’, which I was never going to do. ...

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Daniel Radcliffe As Freddie Mercury?

The Guardian reports: Daniel Radcliffe is the latest name in the frame for the planned film biopic of the late Queen singer Freddie Mercury, it has been reported. The Daily Star claimed a source told the paper: “Daniel has been told the part is his if he wants it.” Radcliffe’s possible casting follows the news in July that original star ...

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