Tag: Freddie Mercury

FREDDIE MERCURY Biopic Gets A New Leading Man

According to The Pulse Of Radio, the still-untitled Freddie Mercury biopic has a new leading man. 33-year-old actor Ben Whishaw — best know for his portrayal as Q in the recent James Bond thriller “Skyfall” and Keith Richards in “Stoned” — has been cast as Mercury. The casting choice follows the departure of “Borat” star Sacha Baron Cohen, who left the project in July. The film will be directed by Dexter Fletcher, whose work includes “Lock, Stock, …

QUEEN Signs New Deal with UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP

QUEEN and Universal Music Group have renewed their partnership with a new, long-term deal that will herald a range of exciting projects from the band including a raft of rare and unreleased material and a film. The agreement was announced at Monday’s (December 2) launch of “Queen: The Studio Experience”, a major new QUEEN exhibition in Montreux, Switzerland. Brian May and Roger Taylor were in …

BRIAN MAY Hints At New FREDDIE MERCURY And QUEEN Album

According to The Pulse Of Radio, QUEEN guitarist Brian May has revealed that there seems to be enough material for a second posthumous QUEEN/Freddie Mercury collection. In 1995, May, Roger Taylor, and retired bassist John Deacon overdubbed Mercury’s final piano and vocal recordings to create the band’s 15th — and final-four man QUEEN album — …