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Posted: 08 Aug 12, 04:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote


Does anybody have any info on whether this is still going on?

Tiny mention of it in the daily mail but only because SBC is doing some comedy movie

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2184900/Sacha-Baron-Cohen-set-spy-movie-genre-new-comedy-spoof.html

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Posted: 08 Aug 12, 22:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It's been really frustrating me how little I'm seeing about this movie. I've been actively following it for over a year now, and I'm still not even sure what it will be called. Hopefully, some reliable information will be coming out fairly soon, because from my understanding it should be released the autumn of 2013 (probably on September 5th)


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Posted: 09 Aug 12, 02:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My guess is there's no chance of it coming next year. Peter Morgan pulled out, Sascha Baron Cohen seems to be doing other things, and Queen are seemingly doing their usual hold up job too.

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Posted: 09 Aug 12, 15:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think I said this a while back, and I'll say it again. The movie will NEVER happen.

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Posted: 09 Aug 12, 16:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

A late night entertainment show called Extra had a blurb on it last week. All they did was show a pic of SBC and announce he was going to play Freddie in the movie. Doesn't mean much though.

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Posted: 09 Aug 12, 17:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Gr8 King Rat wrote: I think I said this a while back, and I'll say it again. The movie will NEVER happen.


Yes, I've said that as well.

It astounds me that this is really a common-sense issue.  Unfortunately, the ones thinking it's coming out next summer are the ones that think Queen is still the top band going right now.

Nobody cares.  And especially about the "early days". 

If they did, this board would be full of users.... instead of us 20 or so that come here.

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Posted: 09 Aug 12, 17:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

UPDATE

The movie is back on.

SBC will play Freddie and Tom Woodruff will play the Predator and the Queen Alien.


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Posted: 09 Aug 12, 19:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

maybe running costs have played a part,and have gone so expensive that the movie will have to be made,just to recover costs.......but......i dont know.


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Posted: 09 Aug 12, 19:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sounds like it's in Development Hell! My guess would be that they're having a hard time getting the funding together because if it was fully funded, I imagine people would be falling over themselves to get it made.

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Posted: 09 Aug 12, 21:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Careful what you say, Microwave. One day soon, Freddie Mercury will rise from the dead and bring his old band back together once again and Queen will once again be the biggest band in all the land, just a the prophecies told long ago. Mr. Mercury's faithful servants will be rewarded graciously for their faith and dedication, while the unfaithful and those who doubted the great name of Queen shall be punished swiftly for their wickedness.

Don't become one of the wicked, Microwave.

The end is near; there is still time to repent.


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Posted: 09 Aug 12, 22:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

lol

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Posted: 09 Aug 12, 23:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I think a lot would depend on how well the Hungarian Rhapsody will do at the box office. 

Frankly I do not want this movie to be done because I don't think SBC is suitable for the part.  His promotional antics on the movie The Dictator puts me off.

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Posted: 10 Aug 12, 07:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

the biopic will be part of the anthology box sets, i tell you.
all released in... errrr....


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Posted: 10 Aug 12, 09:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

princetom wrote:
the biopic will be part of the anthology box sets, i tell you.
all released in... errrr....


the year 2112... Just in time for our great-grandchildren's children. Yay!!!

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Posted: 10 Aug 12, 12:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Medusa strikes again. That link goes to a website that is most likely Medusas/Dillonsong/?

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Posted: 10 Aug 12, 13:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Missreclusive wrote:
Medusa strikes again. That link goes to a website that is most likely Medusas/Dillonsong/?


Ya think?!? I didn't even go to the website. The URL alone was enough of a tip-off. :D

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Posted: 10 Aug 12, 17:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

lol, yeah well, I totally accept how my intelligence fits in this forum...somewhere in the mid-range?

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Posted: 11 Aug 12, 15:37 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

waunakonor wrote:
Careful what you say, Microwave. One day soon, Freddie Mercury will rise from the dead and bring his old band back together once again and Queen will once again be the biggest band in all the land, just a the prophecies told long ago. Mr. Mercury's faithful servants will be rewarded graciously for their faith and dedication, while the unfaithful and those who doubted the great name of Queen shall be punished swiftly for their wickedness.
Don't become one of the wicked, Microwave.
The end is near; there is still time to repent.


Now that's a religion I could follow.


As for the movie I really hope it happens. I think SBC would be a great Freddie. He has a good resemblance and as his stint on Sweeney Todd showed, he can sing. I REALLY hope the movie happens, although with Queen and Brian and Rodger involved you know it will have all sorts of trouble. No doubt they will want it whitewashed completely of anything they deem unacceptable.

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Posted: 12 Aug 12, 04:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

with Brian and Rodger involved you know it will have all sorts of trouble. No doubt they will want it whitewashed completely of anything they deem unacceptable.



You mean like that time Freddie shot a Badger?


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Posted: 12 Aug 12, 14:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Now you've gone and made me spit my tea everywhere! :-)