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Daniel Radcliffe Offered Second Gay Icon Role In Freddie Mercury Biopic

eye-candy-daniel-radcliffe-26Daniel Radcliffe is becoming quite the gay icon since being named the highest paid actor in Hollywood.

Despite being allegedly heterosexual, the former Harry Potter star has earned his LGBT stripes in the last few years by completing the Gay Fantasy Trifecta: Appearing fully nude for a role, starring on Broadway, and portraying a gay character in film.

He earned some bonus points by shooting a gay sex scene as Allen Ginsburg in Kill Your Darlings, but it may not be his last! According to reports, Radcliffe is so great at serving gayface, he’s been offered the role of another legendary gay icon, Queen frontman Freddie Mercury!

It’s true! The producers of Mercury’s upcoming biopic are searching for a new leading man after comedy king Sacha Baron Cohen quit the film earlier this year. According to Deadline, Cohen believed the biopic “watered down” Mercury and didn’t show enough of his characteristic flamboyance, so he walked off set citing “creative differences.”

Sources tell the Daily Star that “Daniel has been told the part is his if he wants it,” and the role would reward him with the “biggest pay day since he played Harry Potter in the successful movies.”

Forget money! Just think of all the hot, gay ass he could get after the premiere!

On:           Sep 23, 2013
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    • fagburn

      You think a story in the Daily Star – Britain’s trashiest tabloid – quoting “an unnamed source” is reliable?
      That’s like quoting something you saw in the National Enquirer.
      Maybe they’ve got a scoop here, but why not check with his agent if it’s true?

      Sep 23, 2013 at 4:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • fredo777

      Don’t care about story. Looking at happy trail.

      Sep 23, 2013 at 4:55 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Alan down in Florida

      Daniel Radcliffe has proven himself to be a multi-talented, versatile, high quality actor/performer. He would be a great Freddy Mercury though I’m not sure he could pull off the stache.

      Sep 23, 2013 at 5:25 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • yaoming

      How would he pull this off? Isn’t he only about half the size of Freddie Mercury? He’s probably no taller than Brian May’s hairdo.
      Loving that fierce trail, though.

      Sep 23, 2013 at 5:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Niall

      I just don’t see it, and here’s coming from someone who really, really likes him. Also like someone said above, it’s from The Daily Star, probably the closest thing Britain has got to National Enquirer.

      Sep 23, 2013 at 5:46 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DarkZephyr

      @fredo777: I am so with you there. That man is dreamy. <3 <3 <3

      Sep 23, 2013 at 6:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • pauleky

      Really? He’s a lightweight at best. Freddie’s deserves much better. He doesn’t have to be a big name, but a substantial actor would be nice.

      Sep 23, 2013 at 7:41 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Red Meat

      Can he just play something that is not slutty.

      Sep 23, 2013 at 8:55 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • J.c.

      @pauleky: Radcliffe is no lightweight! He is considered one of the most talented young actors of his generation. How did you come up with that comment? Have you ever heard of Bing or Google? (lol)

      Sep 23, 2013 at 10:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • J.c.

      @Red Meat: “Slutty”???? The roles he has taken are very powerful and sophisticated and very challenging . Slutty? OMG ! repressed queens! LMAO!

      Sep 23, 2013 at 10:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Pistolo

      We need like one gay person to play a gay figure in history just ONCE please. Radcliffe is insufferable, why select him when it could be someone like Zachary Quinto or something?

      Sep 24, 2013 at 2:17 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Rosenope

      @Pistolo: Or, you know, they could also consider casting an asian actor, considering he was both gay AND south asian.

      Sep 24, 2013 at 5:20 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ronbo

      I can’t wait to see lil’ harry in Freddy’s hip huggers. From the treasure trail, it appears we might be in for some harry arse delights.

      Sep 24, 2013 at 8:37 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • KimberlyYan

      My Uncle Nathan just got a new silver BMW 3 Series Convertible by working part-time online from home… you could try these out,,, xurl.es/pbmqs

      Sep 24, 2013 at 8:59 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Wilbready

      I say pick Ben Affleck, that would get him away from the (doomed to fail Batman).
      On a serious note, why not Zac Effron? He is soon to emerge from rehab and just might have the chops to pull it off. Plus, his “trail” is just as dreamy as Daniel’s lovelane!

      Sep 24, 2013 at 1:56 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • kpj558

      People seem to have forgotten that Freddie Mercury was ethnically Gujarati. I’m not sure it’s right to have someone so waspy play an Indian. They’re whitewashing rock history.

      Sep 24, 2013 at 2:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • kpj558

      @Rosenope: Exactly!

      Sep 24, 2013 at 2:50 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Palmer Scott

      @Pistolo: Stephen Fry played Oscar Wilde in a well received movie.

      Sep 24, 2013 at 3:22 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sirald66

      Tom Hardy would be a good fit. What would be difficult is finding somebody with a body fit that can also hit Freddie’s incredible high range.

      Sep 24, 2013 at 3:42 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • TVC 15

      Um, he looks NOTHING like Freddie. Nope.

      Sep 24, 2013 at 3:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • fagburn

      Oh look! The Daily Star made this story up – just like I warned…


      Sep 25, 2013 at 7:36 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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