Bryan Singer Will Be Credited Director on Bohemian Rhapsody

As 20th Century Fox gets ready to release its Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody this fall, producer Graham King has made it clear who the sole credited director will be. Despite Dexter Fletcher stepping in to finish the production, original director Bryan Singer will get sole directorial credit for the film, which is slated to open on November 2, starring Rami Malek as the late great Freddie Mercury. Here's what Graham King had to say in a new interview with Empire Magazine, where he addressed Singer's abrupt exit.

"Bryan Singer is the credited director of the film. Basically, Bryan had some personal issues going on. He wanted to hiatus the movie to deal with them, and the movie had to get finished. That was what it came down to... It wasn't about reinventing the wheel. We needed someone who would have some creative freedom, but work inside a box. (Fletcher) did us a real favor.

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