According to TheWrap.com, Sacha Baron Cohen and his production company, Four by Two, will develop a new film for Paramount Pictures entitled The Lesbian. The idea stemmed from recent press surrounding a billionaire from Hong Kong who was willing to pay $65 million to any man who could land his daughter’s hand in marriage. The only catch? She’s a lesbian who recently married her longtime partner in Paris. Good luck gentlemen, your work is cut out for you. | Full Story
Baron Cohen plays Admiral General Aladeen, the tyrannical dictator of the Wadiya, a fake oil-rich North African nation that is on the path of building a nuclear weapon. Aladeen, who is so infatuated with Western culture, pays enormous sums of money to fly American celebrities into Wadiya to have sex with him. He later receives a call from the U.N. | Full Story
Both Kurt Russell and Sacha Baron Cohen have decided to leave director Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained. Baron Cohen himself broke the news on The Howard Stern Show (via HitFix), saying, “That was going to be a cameo, but I had to drop out because of [The Dictator's] press tour.” Russell, on the other hand, has not yet publicly released a reason for his exit.
Russell and Baron Cohen are not the first actors to unchain themselves from the slave drama. | Full Story
As promised, Sacha Baron Cohen showed up at on the Oscars’ red carpet with craziness Sunday night. At the event, The Dictator played a trick on E! host Ryan Seacrest.
The actor was originally dis-invited by the academy. The organizers changed their minds and allowed Baron Cohen to attend the ceremony acting as Moammar Gadhafi, the character he plays in his upcoming film, The Dictator. While on the carpet, he displayed his funny style of publicity stunt and comedy. | Full Story
Sacha Baron Cohen’s The Dictator has been stirring up controversy in mass this week, but he finally received tickets for tomorrow’s ceremony.
Various sources have also confirmed that General Aladeen will be in attendance at the awards show, with Oscar producer Brian Grazer expressing, “We’re thrilled to have him and he’ll be on the red carpet dressed as The Dictator.”
The Dictator himself also confirmed he will be in attendance via his official Facebook page, with the above photo. | Full Story
Sacha Baron Cohen wants to show up at The Oscars this year as General Aladeen, his role from his upcoming movie The Dictator.
The actor reached out to Paramount about attending the prestigious ceremony as the sex-crazed dictator, but the studio nor the Academy responded to Cohen’s shenanigans.
This isn’t the first time the movie star attempted to prank the Oscars. In 2010, Cohen devised a sketch which was suppose to feature Borat dressed as an Avatar while carrying director James Cameron’s love-child, but it obviously didn’t make the cut. | Full Story