Articles Tagged 'Queen'

Actor Rami Malek, winner of Best Actor in a Drama Series for “Mr. Robot”, poses in the press room during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

‘Mr. Robot’ Star Rami Malek Set to Play Freddie Mercury in ‘Queen’ Biopic

Fingers crossed, chaps. After eight years of more twists and turns than a twisty-turny thing, the Queen biopic might finally be about to happen. Deadline reports that the film, titled Bohemian Rhapsody after the band’s most famous song, has recently been fast-tracked, with X-Men: Apocalypse‘s Bryan Singer in talks to direct it. And that’s not all: Original […]

5th June 1982:  Freddie Mercury (1946 – 1991), lead singer of 70s hard rock quartet Queen, in concert in Milton Keynes.

Freddie Mercury Becomes a Shooting Star on His 70th Birthday

I’m a shooting star leaping through the sky! sang Freddie Mercury in “Don’t Stop Me Now,” and now it’s really true. Fellow band member Brian May announced yesterday (September 5) that an asteroid had been named in honor of the Queen frontman on what would have been his 70th birthday. In a video originally played in […]

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Why Sacha Baron Cohen Dropped Out of Freddie Mercury Biopic

Sacha Baron Cohen was signed on to portray the late Freddie Mercury in a Queen biopic, but in 2013 he dropped out of the project. The surviving Queen members weren’t keen on the actor’s vision. Baron Cohen saw the picture as an R-rated retelling of their story, tapping into the wild side of rock and […]

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WATCH: Ballet Dancers Re-Imagine ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Queen celebrates the 40th anniversary of their song “Bohemian Rhapsody” this year. As part of the festivities, two dancers from the English National Ballet have executed a carefully choreographed routine for the longstanding international hit, originally sung by the late Freddie Mercury. Sure, when you hear the soft, drawn-out lyrics you may sway your shoulders while sitting in […]

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10 British Events to Look Forward to in 2015

2014 was a busy year for anyone interested in British culture and news — and the same looks set to be true of 2015, with all manner of exciting events set to take place. Here’s our look at ten of the most notable likely stories of the year, including several events you might want to consider checking […]

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Ring in the New Year with Queen Fronted by Adam Lambert

Are you already stressing over how to spend your New Year’s Eve and the best way to kick off 2015? This Anglophile/British hybrid might be the ticket. American singer Adam Lambert, who found fame as a runner-up on American Idol in 2009, will be fronting the iconic British band Queen, who was most notably led […]

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This is No Game: The Queen Meets the Iron Throne

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are currently on the second day of a three-day tour of Northern Ireland, and stopped off for a visit to Paint Hall Studios in Belfast, to take a look at some of the interior sets for Game of Thrones. Filming on Season Four has finished now, which gave […]

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Five Things That Happened In The Year The Queen Was Born

Today (April 21) is HM Queen Elizabeth’s 88th birthday, an event that has been marked with the kind of ceremonial events one would expect—guards firing cannons—and some that could only have happened in the modern era. For example, yesterday a new portrait, taken by David Bailey, was unveiled from HM’s Twitter feed: David Bailey photographed […]

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WATCH: How To Stop An Argument With Queen And Technology

Political journalism is a terribly serious business. There is no scope, in the middle of an angry row about, say, Prime Minister’s Question Time, for any form of levity, in case it looks as though you are mocking the very strongly-held and passionate feelings that your interviewee either genuinely has or is pretending to have […]

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