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CLAIM: Daniel Radcliffe to Play Freddie Mercury in Upcoming Movie

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(Daily Star)

Daniel Radcliffe is being lined up to play legendary Queen star Freddie Mercury,” claims the Daily Star.

As Gossip Cop previously reported, Sacha Baron Cohen dropped out of a long-planned biopic in July, and now the British tabloid claims “producers are keen to bag Radcliffe, and are prepared to offer him big money to tempt him to play the gay singer.”

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Kristen Stewart, Katy Perry and Lady Gaga Battling for Freddie Mercury Movie Role?

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There’s a fierce battle to play Freddie Mercury’s female BFF in the late rocker’s upcoming biopic, according to Star.

Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Kristen Stewart are on the short list for [Mary Austin], who played a huge role in Freddie’s life,” reports a so-called “source” for the tabloid.

UPDATE: Adam Lambert Says Queen Quotes “Taken Out Of Context”

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Adam Lambert said on Twitter Friday night that his recent comments on performing with Queen as their new frontman have been taken out of context.

Elton John Writing Book About AIDS Crisis

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Elton John

Elton John will soon be a published author.

The music icon is releasing his first book this summer, called “Love is the Cure: Ending the Global AIDS Epidemic.”

Lady Gaga “in Talks” to Become Lead Singer of Queen?

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(NME)

Lady Gaga in talks to become new singer of Queen,” reads the headline of a story on NME‘s website.

The music mag’s blog, picking up a story from the Daily Express, quotes Queen guitarist Brian May as saying the group is “in talks” with Lady Gaga to be the band’s lead singer.

Sacha Baron Cohen to Play Freddie Mercury in Upcoming Film

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(GettyImages.com)

In a genius casting move, Sacha Baron Cohen has been tapped to play Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in an upcoming movie. The film will tell the story of Queen’s early years, leading pretty much up to the band’s triumphant performance at Live Aid in 1985, and will feature the group’s hits, including “Another One Bites The Dust,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “We Are the Champions,” and “We Will Rock You.”

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