Sacha Baron Cohen

  • Sacha Baron Cohen to star in ‘Alice in Wonderland’ sequel?

    Sacha Baron Cohen is in early talks to join Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland 2,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. If it all goes through, he’ll appear alongside Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska, who both starred in the first film as the Mad Hatter and Alice, respectively. The sequel is set to be released over Memorial… More ▸

  • Sacha Baron Cohen’s ‘deadly’ prank at the Britannia Awards

    Sacha Baron Cohen killed when he took the stage at the BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards Saturday night. Literally — he killed. An elderly woman. At least that’s what everyone thought for a minute there. The Jewish comic actor, this year’s recipient of the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy, was being… More ▸

  • Sacha Baron Cohen’s ‘Da Ali G Show’ returns to TV

    Never has recycling seemed so appealing — or so hilarious. FXX, FX’s comedy-specific branch, has just ordered “Ali G: Rezurection,” a series that will feature all episodes of “Da Ali G Show” circa HBO 10 years ago, plus brand-new intros from star Sacha Baron Cohen,  Variety reports. It will debut early next year. Here’s a little reminder of… More ▸

  • Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest role: Football hooligan

    Speaking of soccer, comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen is set to play a British football thug in a new film, The Daily Mirror reports. The movie will follow the duping-real-people format utilized in “Borat,” “Bruno” and “Da Ali G Show.” While this new role might not sound all that scandalous to us Americans, the English… More ▸

  • Sacha Baron Cohen’s arachnid doppelganger

    A software engineer in the Indian city of Bangalore has discovered a spider he claims looks just like Sacha Baron Cohen’s Borat character, the Daily Mail reports. (Really, this is not from The Onion, we swear). Anand Joshi  photographed the eight-legged creature after he noticed it crawling around on his front-door step. The Kazakh connection is… More ▸

  • Sacha Baron Cohen to be honored at BAFTA LA’s Britannia Awards

    The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles (got that?) is awarding Sacha Baron Cohen the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy (and that one too?) at the 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards on November 9. This isn’t the first BAFTA award for Cohen, who is being recognized for his contribution… More ▸

  • Sacha Baron Cohen bails on Freddie Mercury biopic

    Plans for Sacha Baron Cohen to portray a character who is both mustachioed and flamboyant (a hybrid of Borat and Bruno, one might say) have fallen through. The Jewish actor has cancelled his plans to play Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biographical film, Deadline.com reports. Apparently he is not on the same page… More ▸

  • Famous Jewish dads we love

    Stressed out over what to do for dad this Father’s day? No tips here, but we can offer you a distraction in the form of a list of our favorite Jewish celebrity dads. More ▸

  • Sacha Baron Cohen finds writers for ‘The Lesbian’

    Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest project is one step closer to being made. Casper Christensen and Frank Hvam, the Danish writers behind the comedy “Klown,” are in negotiations to write “The Lesbian.” Cohen must have really loved “Klown,” because sources say he traveled all the way to Denmark to convince the pair to work with him…. More ▸