Last month, we learned that the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic (starring comedian Sacha Baron Cohen) had likely been axed due to creative differences between Baron Cohen and the living members of Queen, who are overseeing the project. Show More Summary
Sacha Baron Cohen is known for his flashy persona and maybe that meant that he lost out on playing iconic musician Freddie Mercury, Queen frontman. Original band member and drummer for Queen, Roger Taylor recently said that Cohen’s departure is for the best. Show More Summary
Daniel Radcliffe has denied that he will star as Freddie Mercury in biopic of the Queen singer. The Harry Potter actor was set to replace Sacha Baron Cohen in the lead role. Rumors started to circulate in July that Radcliffe would step into the fold after Baron Cohen left the project due to creative differences.... Show More Summary
Harry Potter could be playing THE iconically flamboyant Queen rocker on film??? GTFO! Daniel Radcliffe is the latest name to come out of the casting rumor mill for the Freddie Mercury biopic, allegedly putting producers under his wizardly spell! While we have no official confirmation he's set to star, a source close to the project revealed: “Daniel has [...]
Sacha Baron Cohen left the project back in July, after creative differences with the surviving members of Queen. [...]
Following news in July that Sacha Baron Cohen had departed the Freddie Mercury biopic from writer Peter Morgan due to a creative clash with the surviving band members of Queen, who are also producing the film, there might be a replacement being lined up. Show More Summary
Due to the bushy stache and impressive welcome mat of body hair Sacha Baron Cohen became known for showing off whenever he was playing his Bruno character, there was never really any question as to whether or not he could look the part while playing Freddie Mercury in a biopic of the legendary Queen frontman. Show More Summary
The role of Freddie Mercury in a biopic once attached to Sacha Baron Cohen is Daniel Radcliffe's is he wants it, according to UK tabloid The Daily Star: Borat star Sacha Baron Cohen, 41, quit the biopic project this summer...
I was watching the movie 'The Dictator' again on the plane a couple weeks ago. Although I had seen it before and knew it was funny, I was reminded all over again how hilarious it is to watch Sacha Baron Cohen poke fun at life. Here is Admiral General Aladeen's final speech in the movie on dictatorship vs. Show More Summary
“Borat,” “Bruno” and “The Dictator” star Sacha Baron Cohen will be the first Brit given the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ comedy award at its annual ceremony in November.
The BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards will be broadcast on BBC AMERICA, airing in primetime November 10, 2013 at 8pm ET
Los Angeles, September 4, 2013 – The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles® (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce it will honor actor/writer/producer Sacha Baron Cohen at the 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards presented by BBC AMERICA on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Show More Summary
It's a hard life for Queen fans.
According to a recent tweet from the BBC, that once heavily buzzed Freddie Mercury biopic is probably getting nixed. The film (which was being produced in part by one Robert DeNiro) once featured Sacha Baron Cohen attached to the Mercury...Show More Summary
The edgy narrative/prank comedy opens this October. Read the full article on AICN Wrongness abounds in this previously released trailer for BAD GRANDPA. Evoking something of a Sacha Baron Cohen approach, the picture wraps hidden camera...Show More Summary
Dan Mazer, who’s best known for working with Sacha Baron Cohen on Borat and Bruno, tries to create something very unique in his directorial debut I Give It A Year. The romantic comedy starts where many of its kind end – at a lavish wedding where bride and groom are saying “I Do.” Rose Byrne [...]
As Sacha Baron Cohen's longtime writing/producing partner, Dan Mazer is responsible for co-scripting Borat, Brüno, and both the US and UK versions of Da Ali G Show, but now he's going out on his own with a new comedy that he wrote and directed solo. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: David Permut’s long in the works film about the late comic Sam Kinison has taken form. Larry Charles, who helmed the Sacha Baron Cohen comedies Borat, Bruno and The Dictator, has signed on to direct and Josh Gad is set to play the pentecostal preacher-turned-manic standup comedian. Show More Summary
Isla Fisher chats with a passerby as she gets into her car on Saturday (August 3) in London, England. The 37-year-old actress was joined out and about by her hubby Sacha Baron Cohen and their youngest daughter Elula, 3. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Isla Fisher Elula just celebrated her birthday earlier in [...]
Usually when Johnny Knoxville's Jackass group does something, they do so very in the open. This time they are taking a page from Sacha Baron Cohen's book and going slightly undercover. Check out the Bad Grandpa trailer below! Bad Grandpa...Show More Summary