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Lets Talk About Sacha Baron Cohens Freddie Mercury Film

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 Sorkins Trial of the Chicago 7 May Star Sacha Baron Cohen

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 / Shutterstock.com[/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

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 Cohens Who Is America [WATCH]

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 Palins Who Is America Accusations

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

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 / Shutterstock.com[/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. Robots Rami Malek Is The Lead In Bryan Singers Next Superhero Flick

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

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

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

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[...]



Sacha Baron Cohen Will No Longer Be Playing Freddie Mercury

Sacha Baron Cohen Will No Longer Be Playing Freddie Mercury

Sacha Baron Cohen often seems to be a somewhat misunderstood comedian.I think he's far more subversive and interesting than he often gets credit for but I wonder if that edge and satirical eye may have something to do with the news reaching us today that he's pulled out of the Freddie Mercury biopic.Deadline broke the[...]

Sacha Baron Cohens Dictator Promises Response To Zionists At The Academy

Sacha Baron Cohen's Dictator Promises Response To "Zionists" At The Academy

Since our earlier report that the Academy were holding onto Sacha Baron Cohen's Oscar tickets until he promised to behave, the comedian has posted an ominous response to their ruling on the official website for the fictional Republic of Wadiya Admiral General Aladeen is not happy He uses the word "banned". Admiral General Aladeen will deliver[...]

Academy Organisers Fear Sacha Baron Cohen Dictator Stunt At The Oscars

Academy Organisers Fear Sacha Baron Cohen Dictator Stunt At The Oscars

There have been rumours going around that The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have banned Sacha Baron Cohen from attending the Oscars, mainly because the word "banned" looks dead sexy in a headline The rumours aren't entirely baseless, however According to a spokesperson for the Academy, it seems as though Cohen's tickets are[...]


Sacha Baron Cohens The Dictator Gets a Global Release Date Of 11 May 2012

Sacha Baron Cohen's The Dictator Gets a Global Release Date Of 11 May 2012

Kate Atherton writes for Bleeding Cool: After Borat and Bruno, where next could Sacha Baron Cohen turn his attention but to The Dictator Saddam Hussein? Or, to be more precise, a heroic dictator lovingly created by Saddam himself in his not widely available novel Zabibah and The King.*Paramount announced today that The Dictator will be let[...]