Bryan Fuller accuses Bohemian Rhapsody trailer of hiding Freddie Mercury's bisexuality

Bryan Fuller accuses Bohemian Rhapsody trailer of hiding Freddie Mercury's bisexuality

Bryan Fuller accuses Bohemian Rhapsody trailer of hiding Freddie Mercury's bisexuality

"Bohemian Rhapsody" stars Rami Malek as Mercury and, based on the trailer, traces its subject's rise from aspiring singer-songwriter to era-defining superstar. They have die-hard fans (us, included) still. The movie has come a long way tackling problems with the cast and direction. The initial casting was actually comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, most popular for his comedy satire Borat.

Brit Dexter Fletcher, who replaced gay Bryan Singer as the film's director previous year, released the first trailer from the movie on Monday, and Fuller was left less than impressed. Eddie the Eagle director Dexter Fletcher was drafted in to replace him midway through production.

The film is executive produced by Brian May and Roger Taylor.

Bohemian Rhapsody will be released in theatres on November 1.

It is hard, though, to watch the lavish trailer - which covers, among other things, the recording of "Bohemian Rhapsody" - and not get excited. Large concerts with Mercury's extravagant costumes capture the band's true essence and lifestyle.


"Bohemian Rhapsody will release on November 2

The Hannibal creator says this is an example of heterosexual-washing because it doesn't call it AIDS or explain how Mercury contracted it. We'd like a movie that Mercury could be proud of if he was alive today.

A still from Queen's biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody. The song-so complex, unusual and pure genius-clearly describes the band.

It imitates the turbulence of the band as well as their success as one of the most infamous bands in the history of music.

However, he argues that the film isn't "selling" Freddie Mercury as being bisexual.

So it's been a troubled decade in the making, but the first teaser trailer for Bohemian Rhapsody is finally here - and I think we'll all agree it's been worth the wait.

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