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Sacha Baron Cohen's Close Shave

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN is taking his role as a hairdresser in new movie SWEENEY TODD very seriously, hiring a real-life barber to give him private tuition. According to his personal hairdresser CARMELO GUASTELLA,...

American Idol Gives Back With Two-night Charity Push

The producers and stars of US TV phenomenon AMERICAN IDOL will be giving back next month (APR07) as part of a massive charity push featuring BONO, BORAT, ANNIE LENNOX, PINK and GWEN STEFANI. In a...

Idol To Aid Kids Living In Poverty

American Idol is to become a kind of telethon on April 24 and 25, when sponsors of the show donate money to charity for every vote cast by audience members for the six finalists. Funds...

U.s. Criticizes Borat's Native Land

A State Department report on human rights is likely to tarnish the image of Kazakhstan more thoroughly than Sacha Baron Cohen ever did with his Borat movie. The 2006 report issued Tuesday condemned the former...

Cohen Lands Film Festival Achievement Honour

BORAT star SACHA BARON COHEN is to be honoured with the first Outstanding Achievement Award from the organisers of Hollywood's Israel Film Festival. The Jewish funnyman will be the guest of honour at the launch...

Maclaine And Dukakis Reunite For Crime Comedy

STEEL MAGNOLIAS co-stars SHIRLEY MACLAINE and OLYMPIA DUKAKIS are set to reunite for the black comedy POOR THINGS. The feature film, based on true events, revolves around two con-artist women who befriend and murder homeless...

Ali G Sued Over Tv Row

Sacha Baron Cohen is being sued by a woman who says she was defamed on his Ali G show.The woman claims that he referred to her by name and called her his "bitch" during an...

By on 26 February 2007

Baron Cohen Sued Over Ali G Sketch

British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN is being sued by a woman who claims he called her by a "bitch" and a "minger" while performing as his ALI G character. Baron Cohen stands accused of defaming...

Borat Passes On Presenting Oscar

SACHA BARON COHEN will not be a presenter at Sunday's Academy Award ceremony (25FEB07), because he could not appear as his famous character BORAT SAGDIYEV. Baron Cohen has been reluctant to make appearances as himself,...

Stars Appearing As Their Characters In Movie Promotion

Following the success of its publicity campaign for Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan in which star Sacha Baron Cohen remained in character for TV and print interviews and...

Murdoch Does A Borat

Demonstrating once again that reporters can't trust a single source -- even if the source is as estimable as the chairman of News Corp -- news organizations on Thursday quickly spread the word that 20th...

Borat Sequel Claims Quashed

LATEST: Talks of a sequel to blockbuster comedy BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN are premature. Yesterday (08FEB07) media tycoon RUPERT MURDOCH revealed Borat, which made $250 million (GBP128...

Borat's Back

Funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN will revive his cult Kazakhstani TV reporter BORAT for a sequel to hit movie BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN. Media tycoon RUPERT MURDOCH, who...

United 93 Named Best Film In U.k. Critics Poll

U.K. film critics selected British director Paul Greengrass's United 93 as the best film of 2006 at Sunday's 34th annual Evening Standard British Film Awards. Daniel Craig received the best actor prize for his role...

Craig Wins First Gong For Casino Royale

Daniel Craig has scooped his first award for his portrayal of James Bond in Casino Royale after being named best actor by the London Evening Standard.Craig, who made his debut as 007 in the film,...

By on 05 February 2007

Sacha Baron Cohen Sued Again

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN is facing another legal battle over his character BORAT SAGDIYEV - this time from an Israeli comedian who alleges he stole his signature line. DOVALE GLICKMAN intends to sue the...

Borat Makes Britain's Most Influential Top 20

Borat creator Sacha Baron Cohen has been named as one of the 20 most influential people in Britain.The comic behind his famous Kazakhstani alter ego is 19th on GQ's annual list of the 100 most...

By on 29 January 2007

Cohen Named One Of The UK's Most Powerful Men

Comedian SACHA BARON COHEN has been named as one of the most powerful 100 men in Britain. The survey, carried out by British men's magazine GQ, ranks BORAT creator Cohen as the 19th most powerful...

The Who Honoured For Lifetime Achievement

Legendary rockers The Who have received an award for lifetime achievement at London's South Bank Show awards.Band members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend were presented with the prize last night by ITV's new chairman Michael...

By on 24 January 2007

Cohen Denies Hoodwinking Borat Stars

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has hit back at claims he hoodwinked members of the public to make BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN a more shocking and controversial...

Borat Pal Snubbed By Awards Show

SACHA BARON COHEN's BORAT co-star KEN DAVITIAN wasn't invited to the Golden Globe Awards ceremony on Monday night (15JAN07), but ended up stealing the show. The pair star in the hit film, BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS...

Where Was The Globes' Wackiness? Ask Critics

Although in reporting on the awards ceremony, the Associated Press's David Germain commented that it "failed to live up to its reputation as a freewheeling Hollywood soiree where stars sometimes cut loose with amusing antics,"...

Globes For Everybody

A wide assortment of movies received recognition in the form of Golden Globes awards Monday, led by the drama Babel and the musical Dreamgirls as best picture in their respective categories. For the best-actor and...

Brits Clean Up At The Globes

British actors cleaned up at the Golden Globe awards last night with a host of weighty rewards.However, the shining star of the night was Helen Mirren, who sparkled as much as her two shiny Globes...

By on 16 January 2007

Cohen Has Stars In Stitches With Globes Gas Story

Funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN provided the comic highlight of last night's (15JAN07) Golden Globe Awards when he paid tribute to BORAT co-star KEN DAVITIAN's "rancid" gas. The BORAT star, who claimed one of the event's...

Cohen Has Stars In Stitches With Globes Gas Story

Funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN provided the comic highlight of last night's (15JAN07) Golden Globe Awards when he paid tribute to BORAT co-star KEN DAVITIAN's "rancid" gas. The BORAT star, who claimed one of the event's...

The Departed Wins Critics' Nod

Gangster film The Departed won best picture at last night's Critics' Choice Awards in the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in California.Martin Scorsese also took the award for best director for the film, but two other...

By on 13 January 2007

Borat Film Earns Another Nomination

Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat film has been nominated for best adapted screenplay by the Writers Guild Awards (WGA) in the US.Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan  written by...

By on 12 January 2007

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