It sounds like working with Bryan Singer has been a mess since long before Bohemian Rhapsody

Way back in December, the production of the Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody had to shut down, supposedly so director Bryan Singer could deal with a “personal health issue.” However, it turned out that Twentieth Century Fox had actually fired Singer for repeatedly not showing up to set, reportedly leading to…

Bohemian Rhapsody sings when it digs into Queen’s eccentric creative process

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Many musical biopics depict their subjects’ output as monumentally, revolutionarily important. So there’s novelty to how much time Bohemian Rhapsody dedicates to the comparable strangeness of Queen’s songs. The movie puts forth that Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek) had a stage presence unlike any other singer, which…

Bryan Singer pre-emptively denies allegations against him in upcoming Esquire story

Earlier this month, we wrote about the massive payday Hollywood director Bryan Singer would receive for Red Sonja, a “female-empowered” remake of the 1985 action fantasy, and how disconcerting this is in light of the many, many accusations of sexual assault that have been lodged against him over the years. Singer’s…

Superman returns, but he forgot to bring the action and the fun back with him

If Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins was the first movie to really take superheroes seriously, then maybe Bryan Singer’s Superman Returns, released the following year, was the first movie to take superheroes too seriously. Singer even took the non-serious parts of his story too seriously. In retrospect, it’s hard to…

Bryan Singer asks USC to take his name off its film school in light of his latest legal troubles

The University Of Southern California—operating at the request of director Bryan Singer—has announced that it’s removing his name from its film school’s Division of Cinema & Media Studies. Singer—who was recently removed from his Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody over conflicts with Warner Bros.—made the…

Eddie The Eagle's Dexter Fletcher to replace Bryan Singer on Bohemian Rhapsody

Last Friday, we reported that director Bryan Singer had halted production on his Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody over a “personal health matter,” though by Monday we discovered that Singer had actually been fired by 20th Century Fox after he repeatedly failed to appear on set and had supposedly clashed with…

Gabriel Byrne says Kevin Spacey's "inappropriate sexual behavior" held up The Usual Suspects

There’s entitlement, impunity, and privilege, and then there’s Kevin Spacey causing a production stoppage on a Bryan Singer movie thanks to his “inappropriate sexual behavior.” This perfect circle of shitty dudes acting out inappropriately in professional settings was revealed by Spacey’s The Usual Suspects co-star…

Bryan Singer releases statement, says Fox wouldn't allow him to take care of ill parent

Earlier today, we reported that 20th Century Fox had fired director Bryan Singer from Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody after he essentially stopped showing up to the set, with other reports saying that he had clashed with star Rami Malek and that he was suffering from “post-traumatic stress disorder” over…

Bryan Singer halts production on Bohemian Rhapsody over "personal health matter"

IndieWire reports that director Bryan Singer has halted production on his Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, citing a “personal health matter.” According to BBC News, Singer has stepped away from the film—which stars Mr. Robot’s Rami Malek as the electric Queen frontman— until at least the end of the year,…

The LAPD is investigating Corey Feldman's claim of a "Hollywood pedophile ring"

The Los Angeles Police Department has confirmed that it’s opening an investigation into the existence of a “Hollywood pedophile ring,” one that’s long been alleged to exist by actor Corey Feldman, who’s made repeated claims over the years that he and his friend Corey Haim were molested during their child acting…

USC students launch petition to remove Bryan Singer’s name from the school’s media division

A group of students at the University Of Southern California have organized a new change.org petition, asking the school to remove film director Bryan Singer’s name from its media division. The request comes in the wake of a renewed interest in and awareness of allegations of sexual harassment and assault against…

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