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2011-01-20 09:30:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Paramount Pictures announced today that Sacha Baron Cohen's new comedy THE DICTATOR will be released worldwide on May 11, 2012. The studio also announced that Larry Charles ("Borat," "Bruno") has come aboard to direct. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/19991206/PARLOGO) The film tells the heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed. It is inspired...

2009-11-19 08:41:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The DVD of "Midgets vs. Mascots," a Borat-meets-Jackass shockumentary starring '80s TV icon Gary Coleman, goes on sale today at the film's website, www.midgetsvsmascots.com. Priced at $14.99, the unrated DVD - considered too shocking for theaters - ships in early December for pre-holiday delivery. The movie, which finished third in voting in the Heineken Audience Award at the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival in May, features five little people and...

2009-09-19 13:20:40

British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen will lend his voice to a character on the U.S. animated TV series The Simpsons, a series official says. Simpsons executive producer Al Jean said the Bruno star will play an Israeli tour guide who encounters the Simpsons family vacationing in the Holy Land, Entertainment Weekly reported on its Web site Friday. He's trying to get Marge to give him good grades on the comment card, and she goes, 'You people are pushy,' and he goes, 'What do you mean, you people?...

2009-09-15 07:30:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: The inimitable prankster Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan) launches another inspired comedy offensive in the boisterous Bruno, coming to Blu-Ray((TM)) Hi-Def and DVD on November 17, 2009 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. As in the hugely popular Borat, Sacha Baron Cohen once again creates improvised pandemonium, this time as an Austrian TV host...

2009-07-15 09:52:29

The Ukrainian Culture and Tourism Ministry Wednesday said it banned Sacha Baron Cohen's latest hit movie Bruno because the film harms public morals. A Ukrainian commission of experts that watched Bruno ruled the film, which tells the story of a gay Austrian fashion journalist, includes obscene language, homosexual scenes, scenes of sadism and behavior that could harm public morals, the Interfax-Ukraine news agency reported. Deputy Culture Minister Tymofiy Kokhan, who headed the team of...

2009-06-05 17:23:18

Hollywood's Universal Pictures said a lawsuit filed by a woman who claims British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen injured her during a stunt is baseless. Universal is the studio releasing Cohen's upcoming big-screen comedy, Bruno, in which Cohen plays a gay Austrian fashion journalist. As in his previous movie Borat, Cohen assumes an outrageous alter-ego who ambushes unsuspecting non-actors while a crew captures their reactions on film. Richelle and Lance Olson reportedly are suing Cohen for...

2009-05-31 12:31:12

U.S. actor Mickey Rourke, star of the 2008 movie The Wrestler, was named Guy of the Year at the Guys Choice Awards, Spike TV said. Rourke, 56, earned top guy honors, while fellow actor Clint Eastwood was given a Brass Balls Award Saturday night at the Sony Studios in Los Angeles, the U.S. cable network said in a news release. The third annual Spike TV awards show also found Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James winning the event's Most Unstoppable award and actress Angelina Jolie recognized...

2009-05-21 11:55:00

Sacha Baron Cohen To Be Crowned This Year's "Funniest M.F." Halle Berry To Be Honored With The "Decade Of Hotness Award" "Mankind Award" Presented to Judd Apatow Presenters And Attendees Include Robert Downey, Jr., Russell Brand, Quentin Tarantino, Jason Statham, Dwyane Wade, Billy Crudup, Triumph The Insult Comic Dog, Malin Akerman, Michael Irvin, Jesse James, Mila Kunis, Brock Lesnar, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Rainn Wilson And Many More Premieres Sunday, June 21st at 10 PM, ET/PT NEW...

2009-05-02 22:30:00

Ron Carlson-directed film finishes third overall in Heineken Audience Award NEW YORK, May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- "Midgets vs Mascots," a shockumentary shot in a style similar to "Borat" in which five little people and five mascots battle for $1 million apiece in outrageous competitions, finished third in voting in the Heineken Audience Award at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090502/DA10040 ) As described on the Tribeca Film Festival website, the...

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