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Freddie Mercury off project BRYAN SINGER has been 'removed' from helm of upcoming Freddie Mercury and Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody. Fox temporarily shut down filming over the weekend as Singer 'sought a leave of absence deal with a health matter'.
Now the studio has confirmed X-Men director has been off the project all together. The Hollywood Reporter has claimed that Singer and actor Rami Malek - who plays Mercury - had an increasingly frayed working relationship.
In a statement, Singer said: "I wanted nothing more than to be able to finish this project and help honour the legacy of Freddie Mercury and Queen, but Fox would not permit me to do so because I needed to temporarily FOLLOWING the success of Star Trek Beyond, it's no surprise Paramount was quick to announce a sequel was in the works. Given the fact that Chris Pine and Chris Hemsworth are now huge names, there's little the studio was keen to have them both star in it. But what is a surprise is that Quentin Tarantino, above, is vying to direct. It's reported the director has pitched an idea to producer JJ Abrams, and is keen to work on the project. Tarantino has been adamant he will only direct 10 movies - as he's currently writing his ninth, this would make a Star Trek movie his 10th and final.
Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja II As much as I love Dark Knight, he can bring you down.
That's why this cross over, with those cheeky, pizza-loving Ninja Turtles was just what the doctor ordered. It's not the first time they have crossed paths, which is why when Donatello goes looking for a new mentor to improve his fighting he opens a doorway to the DC Universe hoping to summon one-time ally, Batman.
Unfortunately, it's Bane who comes through - meaning our heroes in a half-shell have quite a fight on their hands.