Bryan Singer fired from Queen biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Fox has Bryan Singer as director of “ ,” three days after his repeated absences from the set had compelled the studio to halt manufacturing.

is not the director of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’” the studio mentioned Monday. Fox didn’t elaborate.

Filming has been going down in London with “Mr. Robotic” star Rami Malek within the lead position as Freddie Mercury. New Regency and GK Movies are the manufacturing firms. The producers are Graham King, Singer and Jim Seaside. Denis O’Sullivan, Arnon Milchan and Jane Rosenthal are the manager producers.

A supply mentioned the choice was brought on by Singer’s repeated failure to point out up on the set, which compelled Fox to close down the manufacturing on Dec. 1. A brand new director has not been named.

On account of Singer’s absences, the cinematographer Thomas Newton Sigel needed to step in to direct on among the days whereas Singer was lacking. Sources mentioned Malek had complained about what he perceived as Singer’s lack of professionalism.

Singer, who’s 52, has directed movies together with “The Normal Suspects,” 4 X-Males films together with final 12 months’s “X-Males: Apocalypse,” “Jack the Large Slayer” and “Superman Returns.”

Ben Hardy is taking part in drummer Roger Taylor. Gwilym Lee (“The Hole Crown”) will painting lead guitarist Brian Might and Joe Mazzello (“The Social Community”) will deal with the position of bass guitarist John Deacon. Lucy Boynton is taking part in Mary Austin, lifelong companion of Mercury.

Mercury wrote quite a few hits for , together with “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Killer ,” “Anyone to Love,” “Don’t Cease Me Now,” “Loopy Little Factor Referred to as Love” and “We Are the Champions.”

Mercury shaped Queen with Might and Taylor in 1970 and died of problems from HIV/AIDS in 1991 on the age of 45.

Justin Haythe wrote the script. The movie is slated for U.S. launch on Dec. 25, 2018.

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