Freddy Mercury : A rare interview from 1982

We got to see the new Queen  biopic BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY this past weekend at the Flagship Cinemas in Matamoras. All I'll say is, you need to go see it !

   Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor served as creative and musical consultants on the film.

According to WIKIPEDIA:  " Bohemian Rhapsody was announced in 2010. In a BBC interview published on 17 September 2010, Queen guitarist Brian May spoke about an upcoming film project concerning the history of the band. According to the interview, Sacha Baron Cohen was set to play Freddie Mercury.

    May confirmed in April 2011 that the production was moving forward. He strongly approved of the casting of Baron Cohen, but also had certain reservations about the possible direction the project might take. The band's concerns focused on avoiding any harm to Mercury's legacy. In July 2013, Baron Cohen left the project due to creative differences. Allegedly, he had wished to produce an adult-oriented film, while the band wanted to take a more family-friendly approach. May confirmed later in 2013 that Baron Cohen had left the project on good terms. Comments by May and Roger Taylor suggested that Baron Cohen was too well known as a comedian and prankster (due largely to his fictional personae Ali G and Borat), and that his presence in the film would be distracting."

SEE THE ENTIRE Wikipedia Entry about the movie HERE

The legendary Queen singer opened up about his onstage persona in this rare 1982 interview with Entertainment Tonight.

 

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