Bryan Singer Fired from Queen Movie Bohemian Rhapsody

Bryan Singer Fired from Queen Movie Bohemian Rhapsody

When production was halted on the Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, the line from 20th Century Fox was that it was over director Bryan Singer's "unexpected unavailability".

'This was a very taxing experience which ultimately took a serious toll on my own health.

Director Bryan Singer has been fired from the biopic of Queen front-man Freddie Mercury.

Since the idea of Bohemian Rhapsody was first floated back in 2010, numerous big names have been associated with the production of the film. The two had a heated argument which didn't get physical but resulted in Singer throwing something, although the report claims the pair settled their differences and were expected to continue working.

With all of the bad things surrounding Hollywood right now in the way of sexual assault and rape allegations, director Bryan Singer has seen his disturbing past allegations resurface.

THR reported that Singer was absent during production on several occasions.

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Rami Malek, as Freddie Mercury, in a scene from "Bohemian Rhapsody". The studio had issued a terse statement Monday afternoon, saying, "Bryan Singer is no longer the director of 'Bohemian Rhapsody'".

Sources told Deadline there were tensions on the set between Singer and some of the actors, including the lead, Rami Malek (Mercury) and Tom Hollander, who plays Queen manager Jim Beach. However, the final straw reportedly came when Singer did not return to the London set after Thanksgiving, with reports indicating he was still in the U.S. Representatives for Singer didn't immediately respond to Fox News' request for comment. In his absences, cinematographer Thomas Newton Sigel has overseen production.

"The full cast of the film was revealed shortly after, with 'X-Men Apocalypse" s Ben Hardy playing drummer Roger Taylor, 'The Tourist" s Gwilym Lee portraying Brian May and 'Jurassic Park" s Joe Mazzello taking the role of bass guitarist John Deacon.

Bohemian Rhapsody is scheduled to be released in theaters on December 25, 2018.

Prior the firing, Singer already received a warning from both Fox Film chairman and CEO Stacey Snider and voce chairman and president of production Emma Watts that they won't tolerate any unprofessional behavior on his part.

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