A representative for Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. Actor Rami Malek who stars as Freddie Mercury in the film complained to the studio about Singer’s unprofessionalism on behalf of the cast. © The Associated Press, 2017 Studio representatives declined to comment on the circumstances surrounding Singer’s departure or future plans for the film, which is currently slated for a December 2018 release. The Hollywood Reporter reported Monday that Singer failed to show up to the London set on a number of occasions. Director Bryan Singer has left the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody in the middle of production. Singer, 52, is best known for directing the X-Men films and The Usual Suspects. Representatives for Singer did not immediately respond to request for comment. says Monday that Singer is no longer the director of the film.