June 29, 2017  

Sacha Baron Cohen to Be Freddie Mercury Onscreen?

May 5, 2007 (6:20 am) GMT
Words are abuzz that Sacha Baron Cohen is in talks to play Freddie Mercury in a musical biopic, but his publicist has said it to be 'absolutely untrue.'

It has been some time since was said to be offered chance to portray Freddie Mercury in a biopic of this late frontman of 's and now words have it that is up for the role instead and even is in the stage of negotiations with the project's filmmakers.

British tabloid daily newspaper Daily Mirror has claimed to have received info from an unidentified source that the "" star is being tipped for the part, saying the actor "loves the idea he can get away with playing Freddie after modeling Borat's look on him."

However, seems the tidbit just remains as merely a rumor as Cohen's publicist quickly responded by telling MTV News that the reports are 'absolutely untrue.'

"Pure hokum," so the person remarked.

Follow us :

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. So Cute! Liam Payne Shares Rare Photo of Him and Son Bear in Matching Yeezy Trainers
  2. Donald Trump Stops a Call With the Irish PM to Compliment Female Reporter's 'Nice Smile'
  3. Kristen Wiig Joins Jimmy Fallon in Funny Doctor Skit of New Mad Lib Theater
  4. Queen Biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Finds Its Drummer in 'X-Men' Actor Ben Hardy
  5. Kris Jenner and David Foster Reportedly Have a Dinner Date
  6. Chrissy Teigen Accidentally Flashes Bare Boob When Dancing With John Legend During His Concert
  7. Watch Spider-Man Make Quite an Entrance at 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Premiere
  8. Swimsuit-Clad Lea Michele Flashes Her Derriere During Hawaiian Getaway