Character rich in history and style Read the full article on AICN Hey folks, Harry here... I can get how most of you wouldn't know a thing about Lee Falk's classic MANDRAKE THE MAGICIAN. He has been referred to as being our first superhero having debuted in June of 1934. Show More Summary
It’s been a bizarre few weeks for fans of eight-decade-old action heroes. First we got confirmation that Dwayne Johnson will be playing pulp hero Doc Savage in a Shane Black–helmed movie. Now, news has surfaced that Sacha Baron Cohen has been tapped to play Mandrake the Magician in a Warner ... More »
Safe bet? This movie's going to be weird. Read more...
Some funny timing: Yesterday was the 20th anniversary of the release of The Phantom, the adaptation of the old comic strip hero created by Lee Falk. Falk was a prodigious talent who also worked as a theater director and novelist; asShow More Summary
The star of "Ali G", "Bruno" and "Borat" is set to put his spin on the Lee Falk comic character.
Tropic Thunder writer Etan Cohen is attached to direct for Warner Bros.
Sacha Baron Cohen has come aboard to star in Mandrake the Magician, an adaptation of the beloved comic strip from director Etan Cohen.
Sacha Baron Cohen is circling a feature film adaptation of the Mandrake The Magician comic strip, a project that we’re hearing is in very early days at Warner Bros with Tropic Thunder scribe Etan Cohen angling to direct (he made his helming debut with Get Hard). Show More Summary
Sacha Baron Cohen’s post-Borat career has been a series of shrugs and downs. Between the mild success of Bruno and The Dictator, and verifiable flops like The Brothers Grimsby, Cohen hasn’t had a major, career-revitalizing success in years. Show More Summary
Sacha Baron Cohen is getting in on Hollywood's comics craze. According to Variety, the actor is attached to star as the title character in Mandrake the Magician, an adaptation of Lee Falk's old school comic strip. Mandrake was first envisioned back in 1934, but it looks like the film version ... More »
After a three-year absence from the big screen, Sach Baron Cohen returned with this year’s The Brothers Grimsby and Alice Through the Looking Glass. The action-comedy was one of the first box-office bombs of the year, while the recent Disney sequel failed to live up to expectations. Show More Summary
Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat, Brüno, The Dictator) has signed on as the lead in the upcoming film ‘Mandrake the Magician.’ The Warner Bros. flick, which has been in development for years and gone through many hands, seems to finally be moving forward. The adaptation of the 1934 syndicated comic strip drawn by Lee Falk is said to bring the […]
Lee Falk's other comic book creation could be returning to theaters.
A movie starring Sacha Baron Cohen is being made. Alright now that I have your attention, let me tell you what that movie is going to be. MANDRAKE THE MAGICIAN. Yes, I have no idea who that is, and I won't pretend like I'm a Mandrake diehard who can tell you what his first appearance was or who created him. Show More Summary
Comedic actor Sacha Baron Cohen has always had a little magic about him. So it’s only fitting that he’ll soon play a comic-based magician. Cohen is attached to star in Mandrake the Magician, an adaptation of a long-running comic strip created by Lee Falk. Read more...
Get Hard writer-director Etan Cohen (no relation) set to helm the film The post Sacha Baron Cohen is Mandrake the Magician appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Baron Cohen will team up with director Etan Cohen for the live-action adaptation of the classic King Feature Syndicate comic strip.
Neil Armstrong was the first to walk on the moon. The Wright brothers were the first to fly. And Sacha Baron Cohen was the first to realize Donald Trump is a dick. These are all equal in stature if you’re anything other than a white upper-class cisgender male and routinely thank Hashem or Allah or…
Director James Bobin and Sacha Baron Cohen have had a close relationship for years, first working together all the way back in the late-1990s when Cohen was first developing his Ali G character on the U.K.'s The 11 O'Clock Show. This...Show More Summary
CAA just announced internally that Sacha Baron Cohen has signed with CAA. The news comes just as Baron Cohen hits the big screen this Memorial Day weekend frame with Disney’s Alice Through The Looking Glass opposite Johnny Depp, Anne...Show More Summary