Bryan Singer on firing from Queen biopic: Studio wouldn’t give me time off to care for ailing parent

Freddie Mercury in 1980 (Neal Preston © Queen Productions Ltd.)Director Bryan Singer, who was fired Monday from the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, is criticizing studio 20th Century Fox saying the studio would not give him time off to deal with the illness of one of his parents.

In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, Singer said, “Bohemian Rhapsody is a passion project of mine. With fewer than three weeks to shoot remaining, I asked Fox for some time off so I could return to the U.S. to deal with pressing health matters concerning one of my …read more