Report: Freddie Mercury Biopic Seeking New Director

By Music News Group

QueenOnline.comBack in December, it was announced that British actor-turned-director Dexter Fletcher had been hired to helm the long-in-the-works official Freddie Mercury biopic, but producers now have apparently parted ways with Fletcher. Deadline reports that GK Films president head Graham King butted heads with Fletcher over the direction of the film, which is expected to be R-rated.

Ben Whishaw, who played Q in the 2012 James Bond film Skyfall, is still slated to portray the late Queen frontman in the forthcoming flick after taking the role over from Sacha Baron Cohen. The Mercury biopic had been expected …read more

Source: http://abcnewsradioonline.com/music-news/2014/3/15/report-freddie-mercury-biopic-seeking-new-director.html

    

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