Dexter Fletcher has been announced as the film's director, and Wishaw will replace Sacha Baron Cohen, who left in July.
Sadly, the Freddie Mercury biopic gets a little less promising with each development step. The long-standing assumption was that Sacha Baron Cohen would play the late Queen frontman based on a script by Peter Morgan, with the surviving members of the band (Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon) acting as producers. The band is […]
Ben Whishaw, most recently and visibly seen as the young, hacker take on Q in "Skyfall," will play Mercury.
We've been circling the drain for years waiting for the biopic of Queen frontman, Freddie Mercury, to be made. For awhile Sacha Baron Cohen was set to star and Les Miserables director Tom Hooper was going to helm. Daniel Radcliffe's...
After directing magicians-turned-master-thieves movie Now You See Me, director Louis Leterrier has decided to turn to something less silly: a comedy with Sacha Baron Cohen. Cohen had been hoping to bounce back from The Dictator with a Freddie Mercury biopic, but after being pushed out of that film, he went to work developing a spy spoof. Show More Summary
French director Louis Leterrier has been tearing it up Stateside, helming action-thrillers like the Jason Statham vehicle Transporters 2, the supersized superhero adventure The Incredible Hulk, and the 2010 fantasy epic Clash of the Titans. Show More Summary
Director Louis Leterrier and writer/actor Sacha Baron Cohen are two men who have made very different films and whose careers have taken very different paths, but nonetheless their individual journeys have led them both to a crossroads that is seeing them team up to do a movie together. Show More Summary
Following the success of Now You See Me this year, director Louis Leterrier is on board to direct the gestating sequel. However, we're not sure just when that film will get off the ground. But it sounds like the director of The Incredible Hulk may have another project to keep him busy until that sequel moves forward. Show More Summary
The story was written by Baron Cohen and Phil Johnston (WRECK-IT RALPH) and will follow a black ops agent who is forced to team up with his long lost soccer-houligan brother and go on the run. Read the full article on AICN Hey guys! Horrorella here... It looks like Sacha Baron Cohen may have found his latest project. Show More Summary
Though much of it has been spent under the radar, director Louis Leterrier has so far crafted himself a pretty eclectic career. He’s done the action thing, the superhero thing, the fantasy thing, the mystery thing and now he’s moving onto the comedy thing.The director of The Transporter, Clash of the Titans, Incredible Hulk and Now You […]
The director of this year’s slick magic drama Now You See Me and such tentpole fare as Clash Of The Titans and 2008?s The Incredible Hulk will direct Sacha Baron Cohen in Paramount‘s Grimsby, a spy comedy written by Baron Cohen and Phil Johnson. The plot centers on a British black ops agent forced to go on the run with his long-lost brother — a northern English soccer hooligan.
Now You See Me helmer Louis Leterrier will direct the Sacha Baron Cohen spy comedy Grimsby for Paramount Pictures, reports Variety. Baron Cohen and Phil Johnston wrote the film, which follows a British black ops agent who is forced to go on the run with his long-lost brother, who is a northern English soccer hooligan. Show More Summary
Though he's made a few appearances as himself, it appears that Will Ferrell is dedicated to doing the majority of his press for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues as Ron Burgundy. Sacha Baron Cohen has really been the only actor in recent memory to try an in-character press tour, but... More »
YouTube's Tyler Oakley and POPSUGAR's Becca Frucht have your weekly pop culture fix - are you ready?! This week we're breaking down the biggest viral hits of the week, including Sacha Baron Cohen killing it at the Brittania Awards, Jennifer Lawrence being the best, Miley Cyrus lighting up, and Mariah Carey surprising a fan with Jimmy Fallon. Show More Summary
The best GIFS of the week from the last seven days includes Miley Cyrus smoking a joint at the EMA's in Amsterdam, Sacha Baron Cohen 'pushing' an old lady of the stage at an awards ceremony and Lily Allen's controversial new video. Follow...Show More Summary
Sacha Baron Cohen has outdone himself again. The comedic writer/actor is famous for freaking people out with his comedy, whether through one of his trademark characters, or by setting something up at an awards show. For his latest stunt, Cohen was accepting the “Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence In Comedy” at the BAFTA LA Jaguar […]
From Rickey.org Sacha Baron Cohen knocked an elderly woman offstage (PopBytes) LL Cool J lived on the subway (Seriously OMG) Idris Elba set to star in terrorist thriller ‘Bastille Day’ (Hypable) How Marina Abramovic Helped Gaga Manage...Show More Summary
RELATED: Britannia Awards: Sacha Baron Cohen Kills – LITERALLY? – And Steals The Show We gave short shrift yesterday to Sacha Baron Cohen’s acceptance speech, when he took the stage to accept the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence In Comedy. Show More Summary
So apparently, Sacha Baron Cohen received the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy, which … does anyone else feel like giving out comedy awards would be rather difficult in Britain? You’d never be able to tell who’s actually trying to be funny and who just has that natural, dry, British wit. Either way,MORE