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Win! Some Dictator Goodies – Posters, T-Shirts And Gold Watches

The Dictator has just spent it’s first week of release perched atop the UK box office, raking in millions of infidel dollars. Well… pounds. What better an investment for this newfound pocket money, then, than to pump it into prizes, …

Listen: Sacha Baron Cohen’s Very Rare Out Of Character Interview With Howard Stern

Sacha Baron Cohen has only given over to be interviewed “as himself” on a very small number of occasions – three, four maybe. The latest is a pretty extensive chat with Howard Stern. The reason, Cohen says, is that he’s …

Red Band Trailer For The Dictator

We’re less than two weeks out from The Dictator. Here’s a new red band trailer which features a few of its punchier or more “adult” gags. The best bits are when the horrendous bigotry is allowed to run full steam. …

Watch The Opening Scenes Of The Dictator

The first few scenes of The Dictator premiered on The Daily Mail this morning, which is a bit of a headscratcher in and of itself. Their version starts with some annoying pre-roll advertising then an address to camera by Sacha …

VIDEO: Sacha Baron Cohen’s Red Carpets Stunts Are Underway – With A Little Help From Kim Jong-Il

The Dictator showed up on the Oscars red carpet with an urn. This, he said, contained the ashes of Kim Jong-Il. Watch this video to see what happened next… More on the Oscars elsewhere. UPDATE: I’ll try to keep this …

VIDEO: Admiral General Aladeen Threatens The Academy, America, The West

Oh dear. Looks like The Academy are in trouble. This whole controversy has been better publicity for The Dictator than any of its trailers. Better in the sense of cash cost and buzz, but also better in sharpening up the …

The Avengers Won The Super Bowl Tweet-Off… But Who Lost? And What Does It Mean For Box Office?

Show down at the Super Bowl. Sort of.

The Dictator Launches His Website, With A Little Help From Sacha Baron Cohen And Co.

Though it’s in Arabic, the official website of The Republic of Wadiya, dominion of His Excellency Admiral General Aladeen (close personal friend of Sacha Baron Cohen), reads pretty well when put through Google Translate to become English.

Sacha Baron Cohen’s Dictator Issues A Statement After The Death Of Kim Jong-Il

Sacha Baron Cohen continues his mission to bend fact around fiction, and with the same political intentions. He has today released a statement in the guise of his The Dictator character, His Excellency Admiral General Aladeen, commenting on the passing …

First Trailer For Sacha Baron Cohen’s The Dictator

This first trailer for The Dictator seems to be telling only half of the story. As well as playing the title character you will see here, Sacha Baron Cohen has a second role in the film, a goat herder who …

Official Image Of Sacha Baron Cohen As (Unofficially) Saddam Hussein

Here’s how I set up the premise of The Dictator before: According to the CIA, the romance novel Zabibah and the King was written by ghostwriters on behalf of Sadam Hussein. That such a book even exists seems rather unlikely, but …

Anna Faris And Sacha Baron Cohen Set For A Love Story Written By Sadam Hussein

According to the CIA, the romance novel Zabibah and the King was written by ghostwriters on behalf of Sadam Hussein. That such a book even exists seems rather unlikely, but seeing as it does, I’m really not at all surprised that …

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 …