Fletcher was originally attached to direct the film, with Ben Whishaw (“Skyfall”) in the role of legendary rocker Mercury.
The director revealed that his parent's health had impacted his ability to direct the Queen biopic.
Bryan Singer has been fired from the movie Bohemian Rhapsody, 20th Century Fox has told THR. "Bryan Singer is no longer the director of Bohemian Rhapsody," the studio said in a statement. The decision reflected an escalating clash between Singer and actor Rami Malek and was caused by Singer's being missing…
Fox has suspended production on Freddie Mercury biopic, citing unspecified "health matter."
Rami Malek has proved he's got the Freddie Mercury poses totally down, but now we've got a proper full frontal of his tache.
Just in case there was any residual doubt that Rami Malek was the man for the job, here he is, fist clenched, head tipped back and holding court as Freddie Mercury.
Mike Myers negotiating for a role in Bryan Singer-directed film about the seminal British rock band Queen, with 'Mr. Robot's Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury
Check out the first look at the 'Mr Robot' star as the legendary Queen frontman in the forthcoming biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody'.
After a few false starts, the forthcoming Queen movie is going ahead, with its Freddie Mercury confirmed as 'Mr Robot' star Rami Malek.