Fox has turned to Dexter Fletcher as the new director of "Bohemian Rhapsody" to replace the fired Bryan Singer.
Production will resume next week in London. Fletcher credits include "Eddie the Eagle," which Fox distributed, and "Wild Bill" along with acting credits in "Kick-Ass" and "Stardust."
The filming was made in London with "Mr. Robot" star Rami Malek in the lead role as Freddie Mercury, the leader of the queen. New Regency and GK Films are the producers.
Fox has not changed his plan to release "Bohemian Rhapsody" on December 25, 2018. Sources have said that there are about two weeks of recording left.
As a result of Singer's absences, director of photography Thomas Newton Sigel had to intervene to direct some of the days in which Singer had disappeared, according to Variety. In addition, Malek had complained about what he perceived as Singer's lack of professionalism.
For his part, Singer accused Fox of refusing to give him free time to treat health problems of one of his parents. The director made the statement through his attorney on December 4, several hours after Fox announced that he had been fired.
The producers are Graham King, Singer, and Jim Beach, the former manager of Queen. Denis O'Sullivan, Arnon Milchan and Jane Rosenthal are the executive producers.
Fox had announced on December 1 that he had temporarily halted the production of "Bohemian Rhapsody" and had cited "the" unexpected "unavailability of Bryan Singer"  A source also said this week that Tom Hollander, who plays Jim Beach left the film due to Singer's behavior, but was persuaded to return.
Singer, who is 52 years old, has directed films such as "The Usual Suspects" four X-Men movies, including "X- Men: Apocalypse "from last year," Jack the Giant Slayer "and" Superman Returns "
Ben Hardy plays drummer Roger Taylor Gwilym Lee (" The Hollow Crown ") is playing lead guitarist Brian May and Joe Mazzello ("The Social Network") in the role of bassist John Deacon Lucy Boynton plays Mary Austin, Mercury's longtime companion.
Mercury wrote numerous hits for Queen, including "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Killer Queen." , "Somebody to Love "," Do not Stop Me Now "," Crazy ". Little Thing Called Love "and" We Are the Champions "
Mercury formed Queen with May and Taylor in 1970 and died of complications from HIV / AIDS in 1991 at the age of 45.
Justin Haythe wrote the" Script Bohemian Rhapsody. "Fletcher, a native of London, is represented by WME and Independent.