Although he was fired from Bohemian Rhapsody, director Bryan Singer still expects to do tens of millions of dollars from the Oscar-nominated film.
Singer, who has been accused of having sex with young children, denies, remains the credited director in the biopic Freddie Mercury, although he has not finished working on it and aims to make at least $ 40 million ($ A55 millions), second The Hollywood journalist.
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Two sources told the commercial publication that their good payday is the result of years of tactics with X-Men Franchise and a "strong fund provision" in their dealings.
Singer, 53, was fired from the movie with just two weeks of filming. The producers have replaced the British director Dexter Fletcher.
Because Singer retained his steering credit, he will probably receive back-end compensation, although the sources said THR Fox – the studio that co-financed and released the movie – explores its legal options regarding its financial obligations to the director.
Bohemian Rhapsody is nominated for five Oscars, and star Rami Malek won a Golden Globe and a SAG award for his performance as Mercury.
This article originally appeared in the New York Post and was reproduced with permission