Bohemian Rhapsody, the 2018 movie about Queen and beloved singer Freddie Mercury, took the top spot at the box office when it opened. But few realize it was eight years in the making. The story behind the making of Bohemian Rhapsody includes plenty of controversy and arguments. Many different scripts, directors, and actors joined the movie and were then replaced or fired. And it transformed from a gritty R-rated tale to a family-friendly epic and then halfway back again.
While the original song is an undisputed classic with a fascinating history of its own, this collection of Bohemian Rhapsody stories tells the tale of the troubled and chaotic production that brought Queen's journey to movie theaters worldwide.