In addition to clarifying Sacha Baron Cohen's participation, Graham King also took the opportunity to review the situation of Bryan Singer, the film director until his dismissal in November 2017.
Launched in the last quarter of 2018, Bohemian Rhapsody, the film about Freddie Mercury and his band Queen, has enjoyed success in theaters, winning two Golden Globes earlier this month.
With the film installed, the analysis and conversation of the team working on the project begins. This is how producer Graham King took breakfast from a nomination for the Producers Guild Awards to review two situations: Sacha Baron Cohen's participation and the case of Bryan Singer, the film director until his termination in November 2017.
"There was a lot of talk about different people playing Freddie Mercury and no one signed for it, no one promised to play Mercury until Rami Malek," King said referring to Baron Cohen, an actor who has long been associated with who will realize the vocalist. Queen in biography.
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On the other hand, about Singer's departure said that "it was an unfortunate situation. Only 17 days left to the end and Bryan Singer had a few problems. His mother was very sick and he was the type of person who needed 100% focus." King added that the director wanted stop production and fix personal problems, but the studio is looking to complete the film. "Of course, my job is to protect the film at any cost," he said.
Finally, he praised the figure of Malek, telling it in the final stages Bohemian Rhapsody "We are like family. Rami drives the train every morning."