– by Joseph Jammer Medina

Bryan Singer is no longer directing the Freddie Mercury biopic entitled Bohemian Rhapsody, TheWrap reports.

This comes on the heels of reports over the weekend that Singer had “exhibited a pattern of unreliable behavior on set.” Singer’s representatives then put out statements that it was due to “a personal health matter concerning Bryan and his family.”

However, Vanity Fair is stating that this is pretty standard for the director, who has a tendency to either show up late or not at all. He has also reportedly done this on films like Superman Returns and X-Men: Apocalypse. In the case with this movie, the cinematographer was left to direct the day’s shoot on some days. A source from TheWrap went so far as to describe Singer as a “f**king lunatic.”

As of right now, it’s not clear whether or not his behavior actually has to do with a serious personal health matter, or if it’s more in line with his past reported behavior.

The film still has weeks of production to fulfill, and is set to hit theaters December of 2018. Starring in the lead role of Freddie Mercury is Emmy-winning actor, Rami Malek.

20th Century Fox is currently search for a new director, who will be named in the coming days.

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SOURCE: Vanity Fair, TheWrap

  • Yeah, I’m sure this has nothing to do with the recent surge of anti harassment firings. Don’t forget this is Kevin Spacey’s buddy, both were accused of some pretty foul shit which is starting to look a lot more plausible.

    • Victor Roa

      No, it definitely has to do with being investigated by another outlet.

  • Victor Roa

    googling Bryan Singer…. and it doesn’t take less then a few clicks and you see he’s has been open to his whole twink pool parties for over 18 years. .

  • Venomaide

    Joss whedon or ron howard??

    • Victor Roa

      Christopher Plumber

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.