According to a BBC report , Twentieth Century Fox as the production house was the first to say that the 52-year-old man was no longer the director of the film ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’. According to a source, Singer’s behavior at the shooting location was unreliable.
Singer also gave a statement. According to him, his dismissal took place when he was sick. However, 20th Century Fox refused to accommodate Singer during his illness.
“I want nothing more than to finish this project and help honor the legacy of Freddie Mercury and Queen. But Fox didn’t allow me to do it. I need to get back healthy, and the health of my loved ones is the most important thing,” he was quoted as saying. from The Hollywood Reporter.
“It’s not my decision and beyond my control,” he continued.
The problem started when Singer was not present while film production was in progress. Cinematographer Thomas Newton Sigel also replaced Singer as director on several occasions.
Tom Hollander, who plays Queen’s manager Jim Beach, was also reported to have left because of Singer’s behavior. However, according to a source, he was persuaded to join again.
Because Singer was often absent, Rami Malek, who played Freddie Mercury, also complained to Fox. He questioned Singer’s whereabouts, who was often absent on set, calling him unreliable and unprofessional.
Before starting production of the film ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, Singer had been warned by Fox’s Film Chairman and CEO, Stacey Snider, and Fox’s Film Vice Chairman and President of Production, Emma Watts, that they would not tolerate unprofessional behavior. In fact, a representative from the Directors Guild of America also arrived to monitor the situation.
The problem also involved Singer and Malek in a confrontation. Reportedly, Singer was emotional enough to throw an object nearby. Now, the two are rumored to have resolved the problem and filming is expected to take place. However, Singer turns out to be absent from his duties, making Fox terminate the contract with Singer.
Of course Singer was disappointed. For him, is a new project for the director who has worked on these 4 films ‘X-Men’ and ‘Superman Returns’.
“This (‘Bohemian Rhapsody’) is my passion project ,” he said.
Until this news was published, Malek who is also the star of the television series’ Mr. Robot ‘has not yet commented on Singer’s departure from’ Bohemian Rhapsody ‘.
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ features Rami Malek, Ben Hardy, Joe Mazzello, and Gwilym Lee as its players. Malek as Freddie Mercury, Mazzello as John Deacon, Lee as Brian May, and Hardy as Roger Taylor.
The film will tell the story of Queen’s journey from year to year until their appearance at the Live Aid concert in 1985. The plan is for this film to be released on Christmas 2018.
Feeling Guilty, X-Men: Apocalypse Director Wants to the Past
The director of X-Men: Apocalypse , Bryan Singer, has just confirmed that he still wants to make a new movie X-Men to come. However, he hopes to bring back the cast of the original X-Men trilogy that was released between 2000-2006.
As reported by NME , last weekend, in an interview with Fandango , Bryan Singer was asked about his interest in working again with original X-Men stars such as Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen.
Bryan Singer then replied, “I hope so. I went and saw Patrick Stewart’s wife singing somewhere with Ian McKellen. The two of us sat there watching Patrick’s beautiful wife sing, and I thought, ‘well, at some point it would be so pretty. can see them all again. ‘”
However, Singer insists that there are no plans in the near future to make a new X-Men film involving the early cast. “They are all great actors and great people,” he said.
He continued, “And I have experience with them. I want to see it happen. You just have to find out. How do you do it? You can’t do it just to make up, you have to do it right.”
Asked how Bryan Singer got it right, he said he wanted to be the director of 2016 X-Men 3: The Last Stand . This was also because Bryan Singer, who directed the first two X-Men films, was unable to work on the third film of the original trilogy. because busy with Superman Returns .
“I like to finish things. I like to complete certain repetitions. I know X-Men 3 was quite hasty and I didn’t finish it, and I felt that maybe it was my responsibility to make it as a filmmaker, and I wasn’t like that yesterday,” he said .
X-Men: Apocalypse is the closing of the trilogy of prequel X-Men films. Currently, the film franchise stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, and Jennifer Lawrence. This Marvel superhero comic adaptation story focuses on the younger versions of the original trilogy characters.
The original X-Men stars such as Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, to Hugh Jackman also appeared in the X-Men film : Days of Future Past which was released in 2014. They collaborated with young stars from the X-Men prequel films .
Bryan Singer: X-Men Are Really in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’
Bryan Singer is again asked to be a director in the latest X-Men sequel, ‘ X-Men: Apocalypse ‘. Singer, who is still preoccupied with a series of filming processes, confirmed that the real X-Men will occur in the sequel now.
As reported by Screenrant, the film by Singer will summarize the two previous X-Men films. “This film (X-Men: Apocalypse) is the conclusion of the entire previous X-Men sequel, but a new character will be born,” said Singer.
The new character in question is Apocalypse. There is no certainty about the role of the new character in the film. However, old players such as Wolverine, Mystique and Hank will still be present to color ‘X-Men’.