Bryan Singer Fired From Queen Biopic Amid Reports of Erratic Behavior

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This was a very taxing experience, which ultimately took a serious toll on my own health.

Additionally, Singer claimed that while he and Malek did have "creative differences" at points during the shoot, they'd been settled by the time Singer was relieved of his duties as director.

This is alleged to have led to a confrontation between Singer and Malek that resulted with the director throwing an object (but not at Malek).

Production for the highly anticipated Queen biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" has been officially halted.

According to the publication trouble on set began when Singer was MIA during production. It hasn't been specified exactly how much of Queen's history will appear in Bohemian Rhapsody and there's a good two decades between the band forming and Mercury's tragic death in 1991.

"Bryan Singer is no longer the director of 'Bohemian Rhapsody, ' " a Twentieth Century Fox Film spokesperson told the Daily News.

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The news of his firing comes after reports that Singer had been accused of acting "unprofessionally" on the set, including engaging in clashes with the film's star, Rami Malek, who is playing Queen frontman Freddie Mercury.

Malek apparently complained to the studio about Singers unreliability and unprofessionalism. Singer had reportedly failed to show up on set a few times, and was absent and remained in the United States following a Thanksgiving break.

The studio ended up terminating Singer's employment under his pay-or-play contract, which, as far as I understand it, means that Singer was paid in full even though he ended up getting fired.

Additionally, the actor, Tom Hollander, quit the movie for a moment due to Singer but eventually came back to portray the manager of Queen, Jim Beach. The film's cinematographer, Thomas Newton Sigel, stepped in as a substitute director during several of Singer's absences.

One source told THR that Singer claims to be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, due to on-set tensions. He momentarily vanished during the shooting of X-Men: Apocalypse and during Superman Returns. There are still two more weeks of filming left on the schedule, so expect them to move fast to find a replacement, as the film remains slated for December 2018.

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