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'Les Miserables' Director to Lead Sacha Baron Cohen's Freddie Mercury Biopic?

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by Mike Sampson March 15, 2013 08:23 AM
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Sacha Baron Cohen has been attached to star in a biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury for many years now but the project may finally be headed to the big screen. Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper, who worked with Cohen on 'Les Miserables,' is attached to direct the film, which could begin production later this year.

'Les Miserables' TV Spots: Yes, This is an Oscar Front-Runner

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by Damon Houx November 06, 2012 07:00 PM
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We're about to enter the heart of darkness for the Oscar season, where a number of big pictures are going to make their bid to be the front runner. But all bets are off until December 25, when 'Les Miserables' hits screens. Now there are two TV spots to sell the scale and importance (and perhaps inevitability) of the film.