Dexter Fletcher reveals the hilarious way that Rami Malek convinced him to join Bohemian Rhapsody.
James Bond fans were “screaming” after Rami Malek was finally confirmed as the villain in Bond 25. The Bohemian Rhapsody star, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of Freddie Mercury, will play the titular star’s nemesis in the 25th outing of the popular franchise. Speaking via video message at the live reveal in Jamaica, Malek teased fans about his upcoming role, vowing “not to give Bond an easy ride”.
The Chinese release of Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody is coming under fire, after censors removed all references to homosexuality, AIDs and cross-dressing. Peng Yanzi, a Chinese LGBT activist who has seen both the western cut of the movie and the Chinese version told AP: “The cut scenes really affect the movie. Among the scenes missing is the one in which Rami Malek’s Freddie Mercury comes out to his long-time partner Mary Austin (Lucy Boynton).
In some corners of the editing world, the fact that Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody won the Oscar for Best Editing raised a few eye-brows.
The box office success of Bohemian Rhapsody could mean that the next chapter of Freddie Mercury's story hits the big screen.
Queen's Brian May has slated the 'vindictive sickness' of the press and movie critics for the negative publicity given to Oscar-winning biopic Bohemian Rhapsody.
Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody has been confirmed for release in China, but with around a minute of footage featuring homosexuality and drug use removed.
Fresh from his Best Actor win at the Oscars, Rami Malek could be set to tick off another career milestone by landing a Bond movie. Malek was rumoured for the role last year, but was said to be struggling with scheduling, as the Bond shoot would clash with the final season of Mr Robot. Meanwhile, Variety is reporting that Ingrid Goes West actor Billy Magnussen is being eyed for a role as a new CIA agent, in the vein of Jeffrey Wright’s Felix Leiter.
The team behind Bohemian Rhapsody's special effects are thousands of pounds out of pocket after the company that worked on the film went bankrupt.
Bohemian Rhapsody was the biggest winner at the Oscars last night, scooping four gongs in all, including Best Actor for Rami Malek.
For Rami Malek, winning the Oscar for Best Actor will unfortunately always come hand-in-hand with the the time he fell off the stage at the Dolby Theater.
Rami Malek has won the leading actor prize at the BAFTAs for Bohemian Rhapsody. Malek plays iconic British rocker Freddie Mercury in the film, which charts his life and pop career with Queen. Malek said: “This is truly extraordinary.
BAFTA has removed Bryan Singer's nomination for this year's awards, following the allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct against him.
The actor says he did not know that there were decades worth of assault accusations against the director.
The accolades continue to roll in for 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and, by default, controversial director Bryan Singer.