Sacha Baron Cohen pulls out of Freddie Mercury biopic

Sacha Baron Cohen pulls out of Freddie Mercury biopic

It has been reported that Sacha Baron Cohen has pulled out of the Freddie Mercury biopic.

Digital Spy said that the man who brought us Ali G and Borat has left the project - citing creative differences with the singer's former Queen bandmates.

He is understood to have wanted to portray a grittier side of Mercury's life but the band - who have script approval - were not so keen.


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