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Dexter Fletcher Replaces Bryan Singer As Director Of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
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In the last few days, Bohemian Rhapsody, the Freddie Mercury biopic, has been looking for a new director since Fox fired Bryan Singer (X-Men: Apocalypse) after reports of constant absences and on-set clashes with the cast started to surface. Singer claims that he was absent to address a family matter. However, the studio promised that they would find a director to finish the job, which had two weeks of production left on the schedule.

Now it appears that they have found him. Reports confirm that Eddie The Eagle director Dexter Fletcher will be Singer’s replacement. More on the story below.

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Bryan Singer Fired From Directing Freddie Mercury Biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
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Bohemian Rhapsody, the Freddie Mercury biopic starring Rami Malek as the Queen frontman, has just suffered a major production setback. Bryan Singer (X-Men: Apocalypse) has just been fired from directing the film, which has been in production for the past few months. According to new reports, a hostile work environment, combined with Singer’s constant absence on set and clashes with the cast, may have been the contributing factors to the director’s firing. Now Fox is forced to look for his replacement. More on the story below.

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Geek Peek: First Look At ‘Mr. Robot’ Star Rami Malek As Freddie Mercury For ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
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Once upon a time there was a biopic about Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in the works starring Sacha Baron Cohen in the lead role, but that didn’t work out in the end.

For those wondering if that movie is still happening, it certainly is! Mr. Robot star Rami Malek is now playing Mercury in the movie, which is titled Bohemian Rhapsody. The first image of Malek in full costume was released yesterday, on what would have been Mercury’s 71st birthday, and you can check it out below.

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Geek Gear: Star Wars ‘Han Quixote’ vs ‘Bounty Rhapsody’
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The deal of the day over at RIPT Apparel today is for two Star Wars-inspired designs: a mash-up with Don Quixote called “Han Quixote” (see image below) by fishbiscuit and “Bounty Rhapsody,” a mash-up with Queen (see image above) by dorksince83.

Both designs went on sale at RIPT today, Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at midnight CST, and will continue for 24 hours from then, and once it’s over, it will not be sold on the site anymore.

The t-shirt is available in men’s (through 3XL), women’s, and youth sizes for $10 each. Kids sizes are $10 (Girls, Toddlers, and Onesies); Hoodies for $38 (in Men/Unisex sizes). See images on product page for shirt colors. You can also get the design on coasters for $25; prints 18″³x24″³ for $20 and 24″³x32″³ for $40; headphones for $40; laptop sleeves for $30-$40.

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Because, Awesome: String Theory Explained Through A Cappella ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
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Here’s an awesome little a capella summary of string theory sung in many, many parts to the tune of Queen‘s “Bohemian Rhapsody.” It was compiled at McGill University by Canadian physics student Timothy Blaise, who recently completed his Master’s Degree.

If Queen’s Brian May (Ph.D, Astrophysics, Imperial College London, 2007) does not approve of this, there is something physically wrong with the Universe.

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