SACHA BARON COHEN

  • Penelope Cruz to join Sacha Baron Cohen in 'Grimsby? July 10, 2014

    Los Angeles: Spanish star Penelope Cruz is in negotiations to join Sacha Baron Cohen in comedy film 'Grimsby'. Louis Leterrier is directing the Sony comedy, which is shooting in the UK. The film's story revolves around a James Bond type, played by Mark Strong, who is forced to hid in...
  • Golden Globe: The best quotes and moments January 14, 2013

    Show Bits brings you the 70th annual Golden Globes awards through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item. ___ QUICKQUOTE: "I'm really grateful. We got nominated for seven Oscars, including best picture. I was thrilled. I mean, if you can't...
  • Judge says antiMuslim clip can stay on YouTube September 21, 2012

    Los Angeles: A 14minute film trailer blamed for protest violence in the Middle East will remain on YouTube, after an actress lost her legal challenge to take it down. Cindy Lee Garcia, who appeared in 'Innocence of Muslims,' asked a judge to order the video removed in a Los Angeles County...
  • Friday Release: 'Madagascar 3', revival of circus June 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Google 'Madagascar' and two of your top three results will not be the country that lies off the coast of southeast Africa, but the DreamWorks Animation movie franchise. The first two installments have earned more than $1.1 billion worldwide. The third, 'Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted,' opens in...
  • Watch: The trailer of 'Les Miserables' May 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The trailer of 'Les Miserables' is out. The film stars Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Samantha Barks, and Aaron Tveit as pivotal characters. Directed by Tom Hooper, the film is based on the novel of the same...
  • 'The Dictator' rides into Cannes Film Festival on a camel May 17, 2012

    The 65th edition of the Cannes film festival kicked off on Wednesday. ...
  • Sacha Baron Cohen's camel ride in Cannes May 16, 2012

    'The Dictator' Sacha Baron Cohen made a dramatic entry on day one of the Cannes Film Festival. ...
  • Friday Release: 'Hugo' arrives in India May 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Martin Scorsese's 3D adventure drama 'Hugo' is finally releasing in India. It is based on Brian Selznick's novel by the name 'The Invention of Hugo Cabret'. The film is written by John Logan while Johnny Depp has donned the role of one of the producers of the film. The...
  • Sneak peek: The Dictator March 30, 2012

    Sacha Baron Cohen is back as General Aladeen in 'The Dictator', the film will hit the screens on May 11 in the US. ...
  • Baron Cohen spills 'ashes' on Seacrest at Oscars February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: Outfitted extravagantly in character, Sacha Baron Cohen ran amuck on the Oscars' red carpet Sunday night and all over E! host Ryan Seacrest's tuxedo. After initially being disinvited by the academy, Baron Cohen was allowed to attend the ceremony acting as the kind of Moammar Gadhafi parody he plays...
  • Sacha Baron Cohen can attend Oscars as 'Dictator' February 25, 2012

    Los Angeles: Sacha Baron Cohen has won his battle with the Academy to attend the mega award function dressed as the character from his upcoming film 'Dictator'. The 40yearold actor was earlier banned from attending the red carpet event in the dictactor regalia as the Academy did not want the award...
  • Why is Sacha Baron barred from the Oscars? February 24, 2012

    Los Angels: Known for his portrayal of three unorthodox fictional characters Ali G, Borat, and Brno, actor Sacha Baron Cohen has been barred from attending the 84th Academy Awards Sunday because of the costume he wanted to wear! Cohen has been told he can't walk the red carpet dressed...
  • Watch: Trailer of 'The Dictator' February 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The first trailer of Sacha Baron Cohen starrer 'The Dictator' is out now. The film has a funny storyline which showcases a dictator who wants to restrict democracy from coming to his country. Larry Charles is the director of the film while Paramount Pictures will distribute it. Also...
  • Sneak peek: 'The Dictator' January 2, 2012

    Sacha Baron Cohen's 'The Dictator' is said to be inspired by the novel 'Zabibah and the King' by Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. ...
  • Watch: Sacha Baron Cohen in 'The Dictator' December 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Sacha Baron Cohen's The Dictator is said to be inspired by the novel 'Zabibah and the King' by Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. The film is expected to be released in May 2012. The official trailer of the film has been released. Larry Charles has directed the film. Most of...
  • Sacha Baron Cohen to star in Tarantino film November 14, 2011

    Los Angeles: Actor Sacha Baron Cohen is the latest to join the starstudded cast of Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained'. The 'Borat' actor is reportedly is in final negotiations to play "a gambler who buys Django's wife as a female companion." Though the role is small, Tarantino was concerned about choosing a...
  • Sacha Baron to bring Saddam to life in 'Dictator' January 21, 2011

    Los Angeles: Sacha Baron Cohen, the British comedian who shone an ugly light on middle America in "Borat" and satirized the fashion industry in "Bruno," will next turn his attention to the lighter side of dictatorships. Baron Cohen will star in 'The Dictator,' which opens worldwide on May 11, 2012, distributor...
  • Watch: Cohen's new comedy divides gays July 15, 2009

    First it was Ali G then Borat. But comedianslashfilmmaker Sacha Baron Cohen's latest character Bruno may go too far over the line and way below the belt for some. ...
  • Brad tops list of dads women want to see in underwear June 19, 2009

    New Delhi: Find out if Britney Spears is getting married again. Also who's the man most women would love to see in knickers? UNDIE DADDIES On Wednesday, CNNIBN told you about US President Obama beating hottie Brad Pitt to be the most stylish man. On Thursday, Brad takes over the President....
  • Ent Wrap: Meet the politically correct Brangelina June 16, 2009

    Meet the politically correct first couple of Hollywood, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt and find out why comedian Sacha Baron Cohen is asking the Italian Prime Minister to sport heels. BRUNO PREMIERE Dressed in a yellow leotard, comedian Sacha Baron Cohen strutted his stuff on the yellow carpet for the Paris...
  • Bikinis are fine but mankinis are too much mate! January 29, 2008

    London: Cops in New Zealand have banned fans from wearing Borat's skimpy onepiece bathing suit to a rugby tournament in a bid to protect innocent kids. Last year, police turned a blind eye to the dozens of men who donned the distinctive highriding neon green swimsuit. However, cops said that they would...
  • End of road for oversexed Kazakh journo Borat? December 22, 2007

    London: British actorcomedian Sacha Baron Cohen says the time has come to shed forever his persona as Borat, the boorish, oversexed, TV journalist from Kazakhstan who became a surprise box office sensation last year. In a rare interview as himself, Cohen told Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper he found it painful...
  • Sasha 'Borat' to play Freddie Mercury May 5, 2007

    Sacha Baron Cohen is set to play Freddie Mercury in a movie about the Queen singer's life, it has been reported. The comic who reportedly based his character Borat's look on the late music legend is said to be the frontrunner to play Freddie seeing off stiff competition from...
  • Borat gets punched for his punchline November 14, 2006

    London: British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen was beaten up in New York City after playing a prank on a passerby while playing his character as Kazakh journalist 'Borat'. The actor was on his way to a dinner date with actor friend Hugh Laurie, after they had both appeared on US comedy...
  • Actor's Kazakh joke on Bush falls flat September 29, 2006

    Washington: Borat, the fictional TV reporter from Kazakhstan, may have gotten under the skin of Kazakh officials but on Thursday he couldn't get past the gates of the White House. Secret Service agents turned away British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, in character as the boorish, antiSemitic journalist, when he tried...