Bryan Singer Fired From Queen Biopic

Kelvin Reese
December 5, 2017

Previously, Fox suspended the London-based production of Bohemian Rhapsody due to the "unexpected availability" of the director. On Monday, a spokesperson for the studio told BuzzFeed News, "Bryan Singer is no longer the director of Bohemian Rhapsody".

The movie tracks the iconic rise of Freddie Mercury, one of the most beloved vocalists in recording history, as Queen rises to the zenith of the televised Live Aid event of 1985, which was the most watched concert in history. THR remarks Singer's extended absence as the "final straw" for the studio, which led to his termination today.

4, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Bryan Singer is no longer the director of Bohemian Rhapsody.

The outlet reports there were was "a growing clash" between Singer and Emmy victor Rami Malek, the star of the film, which was the result of Singer's absence from some days of filming on the movie. Singer has left the Queen biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" in the middle of production.

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Cinematographer Thomas Newton Sigel stepped in and directed a few days' worth of shooting while Singer mysteriously vanished. One confrontation between Singer and Malek got so heated that the director reportedly threw something on set. The two soon patched things up and planned to continue working together, though Singer never returned to set following the holiday break.

Bryan Singer in 2016 when he was promoting "X-Men: Apocalypse". THR is reporting that director Bryan Singer has been fired from the project and production stopped, and y'all, the details on this are wild. The studio is expected to name a new director in the coming weeks.

The movie is still expected to meet its scheduled December 2018 release.

With principal photography almost complete, the studio is reportedly still planning to release Bohemian Rhapsody on the originally scheduled date - December 25, 2018.

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