Dexter Fletcher to direct Freddie Mercury biopic

Directing responsibilities for Bohemian Rhapsody, the Freddie Mercury Film biopic, have been taken on by Eddie the Eagle’s Dexter Fletcher, after the firing of Bryan Singer.

The actor became Bafta-nominated director was once previously set to direct the Mercury Film simplest to go away the project in 2014.

Twentieth Century Fox mentioned production would resume next week.

Rami Malek will play the Queen singer within the Movie.

It’s anticipated to be launched in December 2018 as deliberate.

The stricken challenge has faced a sequence of setbacks since it was first announced in 2010.

Singer’s departure was tested this week, with a supply attributing his exit to “a sample of unreliable behaviour on set”.

the same old Suspects director said he used to be upset to leave the Movie, which he described as “a fondness mission”.

In a remark issued thru his lawyer, Singer said he had asked for time without work to take care of a “urgent” family subject.

“Sadly, the studio used to be unwilling to accommodate me and terminated my products and services,” he persisted.

Filming has been happening within the UK, with Ben Hardy, Joe Mazzello and Gwilym Lee starring as Queen’s other contributors.

Before turning to directing, Fletcher was once best possible identified for his roles in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and ITV’s Press Gang.

He made his directorial debut in 2011 with urban drama Wild Bill, for which he was once nominated for a Bafta Movie Award, and also directed Sunshine on Leith in 2013.

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