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Dexter Fletcher to direct Freddie Mercury biopic

Directing duties for Bohemian Rhapsody, the Freddie Mercury film biopic, have been taken on by Eddie the Eagle’s Dexter Fletcher, after the firing of Bryan Singer. The actor turned Bafta-nominated director was previously set to direct the Mercury film only to leave the project in 2014. 20th Century Fox said production would resume next week. Rami Malek will play the Queen singer in the film. It is expected to be released in December 2018 as planned. The troubled project has faced a series of setbacks since it was first announced…

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Darren Fletcher tells talkSPORT: ‘Sign Gareth Bale and Manchester United are nailed-on title favourites’

Gareth Bale would turn Manchester United into Premier League title favourites, Darren Fletcher has told talkSPORT. Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho has confirmed he will ‘fight’ to sign the Real Madrid forward if he becomes available this summer. The former Tottenham star has scored 67 goals in 150 appearances for Real and helped them land two Champions League titles during his time at the Bernabeu, but could be sold to make way for Kylian Mbappe. Speaking on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast, former United star Fletcher said Bale would be the perfect addition to Mourinho’s squad and…

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