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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

It would appear that Aaron Sorkin‘s upcoming film project Trial of the Chicago 7 is NOT happening, and we’re pretty sad about it. The Hollywood Reporter says that Amblin Entertainment has pulled their financial backing from the film, forcing a shutdown of production, before the cameras started rolling. Trial of the Chicago 7 was going to chronicles the […]

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)

So the midterm elections of 2018 are kinda’-sorta’ behind us (barring recounts, slow counts, etc.), and there are some positive and negative takeaways from what felt like two years of constant campaigning. The Democrats took control of the House of Representatives, while the GOP solidified their control of the Senate. Some see the elections as […]

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. Sorkin has already written the script for Trial of the Chicago 7, which chronicles the 7 Americans taken to court by the United States on the basis […]

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 […]

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

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 reconsider the firm he’s using […]



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

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 OCS in France. Legende Films and Alain Goldman […]


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

According to a report from Deadline, Rami Malek has been cast to play the role of Freddie Mercury in a Queen biopic called Bohemian Rhapsody. 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 […]

Looking Through The Looking Glass

I went and saw the new Alice Through The Looking Glass film yesterday. It wasn’t a film I had purposely wanted to see nor had I seen the previous film. But it was the girlfriends turn to pick and she like the first film and had been anticipating the sequel. I went in with no […]


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

Cards on the table, I wasn’t a big fan of the original Tim Burton Alice In Wonderland. It felt too much like Eoin Colfer‘s And Another Thing… fanfic with ideas well above its station, taking characters and moments from throughout a work and trying to tie everything in, offering little that was new, and hoping […]

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 […]