Such sad news. Sacha Baron Cohen is grieving the loss of his father Gerald Baron Cohen, who passed away at the age of 83 on Tuesday. According to reports, the businessman died at his London home surrounded by family following a "short illness." Related: Sacha Gets Real With Howard Stern The 44-year-old actor was extremely close to his father, [...]
French IndyCar racing champion Simon Pagenaud has had enough... enough of people confusing him for Sacha Baron Cohen's wacky french driving character from 'Talladega Nights.' We got Simon at the Grand Prix of Long Beach -- shorty before he won the…
Can we try Jay Leno first, and see what happens?
WASHINGTON — Irish rock star Bono showed up Tuesday on Capitol Hill to plead for more money for refugees — and to offer a novel suggestion on how to fight violent extremists. Bono said comedy should be used to help defang extremists sowing chaos in the Middle East and driving millions of families...
U2 singer Bono appeared Tuesday before a Senate subcommittee hearing on “causes of violent extremism and the role of foreign assistance,” where he advocated a new Marshall Plan for the Middle East, Reuters reported. But besides encouraging...Show More Summary
Bono suggested the United States deploy comedians Amy Schumer, Chris Rock and Sacha Baron Cohen to fight violent extremism during a Senate subcommittee hearing, Reuters reports. The hearing specifically dealt with the "causes and consequences of violent extremism and the role of foreign assistance." The U2 frontman joined a panel of diplomats and aid...
The U2 frontman believes Amy Schumer, Chris Rock, and Sacha Baron Cohen are the secrets to peace in the Middle East.
Today, Bono visited Congress to attend a Senate subcommittee hearing on "causes and consequences of violent extremism and the role of foreign assistance." He was there alongside diplomats and aid experts asking the United States government to provide aid to the Middle East. Show More Summary
U2 frontman Bono has a novel idea for Congress: send in the comedy troupes to combat ISIS. Speaking at a Senate hearing on the role of foreign assistance in combating violent extremism worldwide, Bono pointed out that military solutions...Show More Summary
A Freddie Mercury biopic has been in the works for years, with talk of the proposed film reaching almost as far back as Mercury’s November 24, 1991, passing, and with the extensive legacy Freddie left behind, there’s no shortage of material for the Queen-endorsed project. Show More Summary
Brian May is setting the record straight about his band’s failed six-year collaboration with Sacha Baron Cohen on an upcoming biopic about Freddie Mercury and Queen. In an interview with the Daily Mail, May said Cohen became difficult to work with and had very different ideas about the long-awaited project than the rest of the... Show More Summary
Lots of people were excited for the announced biopic film about the life of Freddie Mercury and the iconic band Queen. Sacha Baron Cohen seemed to be the perfect choice to play the legendary frontman due to his incredibly visual similarity to Freddie Mercury as well as his experience singing in musical films like Sweeney... Show More Summary
Sacha Baron Cohen's excuse for dropping out of a biopic about Queen singer Freddie Mercury struck a sour note with the band's guitarist.
Last month, Sacha Baron Cohen revealed that he walked away from starring in a Freddie Mercury biopic because of a conflict with the remaining members of Queen. Responding to the interview, guitarist Brian May called Cohen an “arse” in an interview with The Daily Mail Saturday. Cohen signed on to play the rock star in 2010 and left the production […]
Considering how dramatic Queen’s attempt to make a biopic about Freddie Mercury has been, maybe somebody should be working on a meta biopic about the making of a Freddie Mercury biopic instead? At the very least, Brian May and the other surviving members of Queen would probably play a bigger role in it than they would in a movie about Mercury. Show More Summary
Guitarist disputes Cohen’s account of why he left Freddie Mercury biopic.
Sacha Baron Cohen, who at one point was cast to portray Freddie Mercury in a since-stalled Queen biopic, recently revealed the huge creative differences behind his exit from the project. A month after Cohen told his side of the story, Queen guitarist Brian May has contradicted the actor's allegations in a new interview with...
Back in March, Sacha Baron Cohen talked to Howard Stern about why he left that Freddie Mercury biopic he was going to do awhile back. According Cohen, the band wanted a more PG-rated film that would end with the band members coming together after Mercury's death, while the actor wanted a... More »
Sacha Baron Cohen was slated to star in a Freddie Mercury biopic, but eventually left the project. In a recent interview with Howard Stern, he talked about his creative differences with Queen, and specifically, Brian May. While Cohen...Show More Summary
Even living cartoon Sacha Baron Cohen can’t inject any energy into the new trailer for Alice Through the Looking Glass. …Read More