The director has multiple allegations against him over sexual abuse and was fired from the Queen biopic before the film was completed.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the X-Men: Apocalypse and Usual Suspects director is looking at 'top dollar' to helm the movie, in the hope of 'rehabilitating' his image.
The producer behind TV shows like Pushing Daisies, Hannibal and American Gods, has slammed it for failing to show Mercury's well-documented bisexuality.
Director Bryan Singer has deleted his Twitter account, and articles previously reporting accusations of sexual assault have disappeared from the internet, according to reports.
It’s only six months away, but the third Wolverine film is in many ways still a mystery — with no trailer, poster or even a proper title yet revealed. But star Hugh Jackman promises there will be some news dropping within the next week or so about what’s being billed as his final appearance as the mutant hero. “We’ve finished shooting. I just saw [director] Jim Mangold today. He’s editing away and finishing that,” Jackman told ET Online. “There’s going to be some stuff coming out in the next week or so. That’s all I’ll say. I’m not good. ...
“There’s a crossover between ‘X-Men’ and ‘Game Of Thrones’, they’re both about a younger generation finding their powers, finding out who they are, and what their place in the world is. “Obviously, they did it for that character because Brando showed up so fat Coppola didn’t know how to introduce him, and he thought ‘I’ll do it very slowly and gradually and hide the body’ because it might be a shock to the audience.