Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Sacha Baron Cohen

  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    6

    Watch: 'The Dictator' Takes Martin Scorsese Hostage On SNL; Red Band Trailer Arrives

    Jacknuhn! The Supreme Leader, All Triumphant General and Chief Opthamologist of People's Republic of Wadiya's Admiral General Shabazz Aladeen (Sacha Baron Cohen) arrived on U.S. shores this weekend to drop by Weekend Update on "Saturday Night Live" with host Seth Meyers to discuss ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    2

    Timur Bekmambetov To Helm 'The Current War,' Sacha Baron Cohen Interested In Thomas Edison Role

    Looks like "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" director Timur Bekmambetov is going from fake history to real history, lining up the decidedly non-action-y "The Current War."

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    6

    New Pics Of Sacha Baron Cohen, Megan Fox & Anna Faris In 'The Dictator'

    Believe it or not, The Playlist likes nothing more than a dumb, hilarious movie. And Sacha Baron Cohen is one of the best at delivering big laughs from big broad characters, while also having some smarts riding beneath the surface. And while it didn't make our top ten list of summer blockbusters...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    4

    Watch: First Two Minutes Of Sacha Baron Cohen's 'The Dictator' Released

    Good news. His excellency Admiral General Aladeen (aka Supreme Leader Shabazz Aladeen) has decided to allow the first two minutes (1:44 to be exact) of his new movie to be seen online. That is so to say the opening scene of Sacha Baron Cohen's "The Dictator" -- the heroic story of a di...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    4

    Press Release to Toh! from The Esteemed Dictator of The Republic of Wadiya

    To sell his upcoming film "The Dictator" (May 16), Sacha Baron Cohen, as is his wont, is immersing himself in character. Following Cohen's opening promo salvo --his intentional slip-up on Ryan Seacrest on the Oscar red carpet--Paramount now has blasted an official "press release" from the Esteemed D...

    Read More »
  • Thompson on Hollywood
    2 comments
    tweet
    12

    'Django Unchained' Character Guide and Official Synopsis

    The graphic poster for "Django Unchained" (December 25) is spare and actor-free, so we decided to fill in a character guide and an embellished official synopsis--we did read the Quentin Tarantino script.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    2

    Watch: 'The Dictator' Meets An Educated Woman In First Clip From The Film

    This summer Sacha Baron Cohen heads back to theaters with another new character, outrageous accent and bad haircut, but can he bring the laughs? We'll see soon with "The Dictator."

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet
    4

    New 'Dictator' Trailer Reveals Plot Twist, Republic of Wadiyan R.E.M. Cover & New Portrait Photos With Beloved World Leaders

    A lot of the complaints surrounding Sacha Baron Cohen's upcoming comedy, "The Dictator," or at least those gripes that exist so far, center around the fact that the film looks somewhat like a "Borat" rehash, in just a similar, but sorta different milieu. While to this writer ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet
    4

    Studios Banking On Tom Hardy, Sacha Baron Cohen & Bradley Cooper As The Actors Sign First-Look Deals

    You know how we just did that piece about how studios are looking to tighten their budgets and deliver cheapie movies that pay off big? Don't let the currently hot found-footage genre mislead you -- both audiences and moviemakers still want big stars, and a trio of actors have been tapped in the...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    7 comments
    tweet
    23

    The Academy Grows A Pair, Sacha Baron Cohen Will Show Up At The Oscars As 'The Dictator'

    Perhaps realizing that not having The Muppets perform their Best Song nomination, and relying on Cirque Du Soleil as the big centerpiece of entertainment (aside from handing out awards of course) on Sunday night, the Academy has relented on their ban -- sort of -- and allowed Sacha Baron Cohen to sh...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • BFI Responds to Cannes Film Festival ...SydneysBuzz
  • Life PartnersTribeca Review: 'Life Partners' Starring ...The Playlist
  • Tribeca Women Directors: Meet Kate Davis ...Women and Hollywood