Like “American Pie 2,” “The Hangover Part II,” and much of Sacha Baron Cohen’s post-“Borat” output, “Klown Forever,” the sequel to Denmark’s raunchy hit, “Klown: The Movie,” illustrates the diminishing returns inherent in going back to the shock comedy well. Having exhausted their taboo-busting...
Isla Fisher and Sacha Baron Cohen hold hands while checking out the sights on Friday (August 5) in Saint-Tropez, France. The couple were seen later in the weekend hanging out on a yacht with their kids (not pictured). Isla recently gave an interview where she revealed lots of fun facts. For example, she told The [...]
“An exercise has gone badly wrong at École Philippe Gaulier” – whose alumni include Emma Thompson, Simon McBurney, Helena Bonham Carter, and Sacha Baron Cohen. “‘You are the definition of a bad student,’ croaks the septuagenarian teacher. ‘This is boring. It is so shit!’ Gaulier’s student gawps at him, chastened and gormless, as his classmates […]
It’s remarkable how, nearly fifty years after developing his own brand of rude and twisted comedy, John Waters still manages to shock. Even as his spiritual progenies—Jackass and Sacha Baron Cohen, for example—have escalated his censor-testing...Show More Summary
Allison Williams and John Krasinski emerge from the ocean fully clothed while filming for an upcoming project on Thursday (July 21) in Malibu, Calif. The duo was joined for the beach scenes that day by Sacha Baron Cohen, who donned a cowboy hat. It is unclear what they project they are filming for, but looks [...]
Directed by: Louis Letterier; Runtime: 83 minutes Grade: D As the creative mind behind Ali G, Borat, and Bruno, Sacha Baron Cohen has a knack for tying irreverent humor to worthwhile topics, pushing the envelope with jabs taken at social issues -- especially the people who perpetuate them -- alongside crude physical comedy. Show More Summary
Rebel Wilson smiles for a photo with a young fan while leaving a performance of Guys and Dolls on Tuesday night (July 5) in London, England. The 36-year-old actress recently opened up about working with Sacha Baron Cohen on the movie The Brothers Grimsby and why she thinks she’s “twice as talented” as him. “Sacha [...]
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 »
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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.