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Queen Biopic Finds its Star in Ben Whishaw

According to Deadline, British actor Ben Whishaw — best known for his role as Q in the most recent Bond flick, Skyfall — will play Mercury in the upcoming biopic.

12/10/2013

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Brian May On Reviving Freddie Mercury: “I Don’t Want To Be Touring With A Hologram”

May doesn’t like the idea, mainly because it would make him, Roger Taylor and the others feel more like an exhibit at the Museum of Science than a rock concert.

10/23/2013

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How To Dress Like Freddie Mercury For Halloween

The Queen frontman always makes a great Halloween costume, and it can be put together with just a few key pieces.

10/22/2013

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Queen Basically Didn’t Want Sacha Baron Cohen To Outshine Freddie Mercury

When news came through the wire that Sacha Baron Cohen has pulled out of the highly-anticipated Queen biopic due to “creative differences,” everyone was upset because that seemed like the only acceptable choice as that […]

10/21/2013

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Soon You Can “Jam” With John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, or Freddie Mercury Via Hologram

Just like we foresaw in almost every Sci-Fi ’80s film featuring a nerdy teenage boy prodigy, musicians won’t have to “exist” anymore. Soon, they can just be chillin’ in their mansion on the moon drinking […]

10/18/2013

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Not Fade Away: Queen’s Debut Turns 40

In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of some of the greatest albums of the past few decades – some iconic, some lesser known – as they celebrate significant anniversaries. Here, we […]

09/06/2013

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Freddie Mercury Biopic Probably Not Happening Without Sacha Baron Cohen

We’ve been looking forward to a Freddie Mercury biopic with the illustrious talents of Sacha Baron Cohen–who can basically play anyone with total authencity–but, after Cohen pulled out from the Mercury pic after being attached […]

09/04/2013

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Angry Birds Featuring A Freddie Mercury Bird For Freddie For A Day 2013

What do Freddie Mercury and Angry Birds have in common? Besides a mass appeal, really nothing, but Queen has collaborated with the popular iPhone game, Angry Birds, for Freddie For A Day 2013 to help […]

09/03/2013

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Michael Jackson & Freddie Mercury Duets To Be Released This Fall

After 30 years, music fans hoping to hear the long-awaited duets of Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson will finally get their chance.

07/29/2013

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Sacha Baron Cohen Leaves Freddie Mercury Biopic

The actor has since dropped out of the biopic due to “creative differences” with the surviving members of Queen.

07/23/2013

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