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"The Spy": Sacha Baron Cohen Limited Series Has Cover Blown by Netflix [OFFICIAL TRAILER]

Emmy Award nominee Sacha Baron Cohen (Showtime's Who Is America?) is taking a break from flaming close-minded political and societal big-wigs for his next project, the upcoming Netflix limited series The Spy Written and directed by Emmy-winner Gideon Raff (Homeland, Tyrant), the project is based on the life of legendary former Mossad agent Eli Cohen[...]

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Who Is America? – Did Sacha Baron Cohen Uncover a Pedophile Ring?

Actor/satirist Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat, Da Ali G Show) is riding into 2019 as a Golden Globes nominee for “Best Performance by an Actor in a TV series Musical or Comedy” from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for his groundbreaking Showtime series Who Is America? Cohen and his series have made a few headlines over the last several months, with Cohen accused of[...]

Bad News for 'Trial of Chicago 7' Aaron Sorkin Film

Sorkin was writing the script as well as directing.[caption id="attachment_949595" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Writer-director Aaron SorkinPhoto by Kathy Hutchins /[/caption]As we previously reported, Sacha Baron Cohen was eyeing the roll of Abbie Hoffman, co-founder of the Youth International Party (you know, the Yippies) Eddie Redmayne and Jonathan Majors were also on board for the film.What makes this[...]

Who Is America?: Sacha Baron Cohen Wants Sarah Palin as Golden Globes Date

Actor/satirist Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat, Da Ali G Show) picked up a 2019 Golden Globes nomination nod for "Best Performance by an Actor in a TV series Musical or Comedy" from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Thursday morning for his groundbreaking Showtime series Who Is America? And in typical Baron Cohen fashion, he makes it a point[...]

Jimmy Kimmel: Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat Goes Trump-Stumping for GOP (VIDEO)

Some see the elections as doing nothing more than showing just how divided we are as a nation - while others see the dramatic rise in the number of women and minority candidates and voters as a heartening sign of a promising future.Sacha Baron Cohen's friend Borat isn't a big fan of the latter.The controversial[...]

Let's Talk About Sacha Baron Cohen's Freddie Mercury Film

8 years seems like a long time to work on a project that never ends up happening, but that's roughly how long Sacha Baron Cohen worked on *his* R-rated Freddie Mercury biopic Well okay, so he started working on the premise about 8 years ago for Sony, but 3 years ago, Brian Singer began his version for[...]

Aaron Sorkin's 'Trial of the Chicago 7' May Star Sacha Baron Cohen

While we'll never get to see what COULD HAVE BEEN with Sacha Baron Cohen's Freddie Mercury biopic, we will get to see the actor tackle an Aaron Sorkin-directed (and written) film.[caption id="attachment_936861" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Actor Sacha Baron CohenPhoto by Featureflash Photo Agency /[/caption]Sorkin has already written the script for Trial of the Chicago 7, which chronicles the[...]

Sacha Baron Cohen, Showtime Facing $95 Million Defamation Lawsuit from Roy Moore

Looks like someone really wasn't in on the joke...Controversial Alabama judge Roy Moore may have walked out of an interview/purported pedophile detector demonstration with Sacha Baron Cohen; but if Moore has his way, he'll be seeing the actor/satirist again - in court - to the tune of $95 million in damages Moore has filed a lawsuit against[...]

Showtime Offers 10-Minute Preview of Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Who Is America?' [WATCH]

[caption id="attachment_883841" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Showtime[/caption]So if nothing else, we've learned at least two things from Showtime's 10-minute sneak preview of Sacha Baron Cohen’s (Borat, Bruno) new comedy/satire series Who Is America?: GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is going to be very excited to learn that he was right after all; and gun rights advocate Philip Van Cleave needs to seriously[...]

Sacha Baron Cohen Responds (in Character) to Sarah Palin's 'Who Is America?' Accusations

With Sacha Baron Cohen staring down the premiere of his new Showtime comedy series Who Is America? in less than four days, you would think he'd have his hands full promoting Sunday night's start But the writer/director of the seven-episode series found time to respond to U.S. vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's Facebook accusation that she was[...]

Sacha Baron Cohen to Portray Israeli Spy Eli Cohen in Netflix Limited Series 'The Spy'

[caption id="attachment_827740" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: GIO_LE /[/caption]Netflix has tapped actor/comedian Sacha Baron Cohen (Les Misérables) to bring the story of legendary Israeli spy Eli Cohen to life in their six-episode limited series The Spy Written and directed by Gideon Raff (Prisoners of War), the series will debut globally on the streaming service outside of France; and on[...]

Mr. Robot's Rami Malek Is The Lead In Bryan Singer's Next Superhero Flick

Sacha Baron Cohen was originally attached to direct the film, but he had One Vision which involved an R-rated look at the band, while the band itself had another, so he decided it was best that The Show Must Go On without him and told them "I Want To Break Free" from his contract British actor and director[...]

Looking Through The Looking Glass

oh and Time, a new character played by Sacha Baron Cohen The story focuses on Alice returning home to discover that her mother has sold her shares of the company and house and put up the Wonder, her father's ship against the house She then is drawn back into Wonderland by Absolem (voiced by the late[...]

A Much Better, Madder View Of Alice Through The Looking Glass

Sacha Baron Cohen is a multi-layered Time, an antagonist that the audience learns to sympathise with, as we also do Rhys Ifans as Mr Hightop, the Hatter's father who joins Sacha in some marvellous moustache acting.As does Leo Bill as Hamish, reviving that marvellous vacuous misogynistic fop, even more so than the first film, with the most[...]

When Tony Blair Called Sacha Baron Cohen About Kazakhstan

Sacha Baron Cohen talked to the WTF podcast about his life and his work, alongside the release of his new movie Grimsby.//After talking about the many trials and tribulations, brushes with the law, violent Nazis and bouffant theories of clowning, he mentioned that the President of Kazakhstan tried to get Prime Minister Tony Blair[...]