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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...

2009-05-02 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...

2009-03-31 10:05:28

Bruno, the new comedy from Sacha Baron Cohen, would earn an NC-17 rating in the United States if submitted in its current form, insiders say. Cohen won a Golden Globe for his work in the controversial R-rated 2006 film Borat. An NC-17 rating means no one under the age of 17 will be admitted to screenings and some theaters may refuse to show the film. The Hollywood Reporter emphasized that a final cut of the movie hasn't been officially submitted to the Motion Picture Association of America's...

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