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Sacha Baron Cohen Hit By New Lawsuit

SACHA BARON COHEN has been hit by a new lawsuit from a man who claims he was "accosted" by the British funnyman in character as BORAT in a South Carolina restaurant last year (05). Footage...

Eastwood Film Wins Top Award From L.a. Film Critics

Clint Eastwood's Letters From Iwo Jima, which presents the bloody World War II battle from a Japanese viewpoint (and is the companion film to his Flags of Our Fathers), has been named best picture of...

Rickman Joins Sweeney Todd Cast

Beloved British 'bad guy' ALAN RICKMAN is set to play the villain again after signing up for a role in TIM BURTON's movie adaptation of SWEENEY TODD. The thespian will play JUDGE TURPIN in the...

Borat Trial Adjourned

The lawsuit brought by two US students who say they were tricked into making sexist and racist remarks in comedy film Borat has been adjourned until February 27th.Representatives of 20th Century Fox, the producers of...

By on 08 December 2006

Veiled Muslim Gives C4 Christmas Speech

Channel 4's alternative Christmas speech will this year be given by a Muslim woman wearing a full veil.Khadija, a teacher and lecturer in Islamic studies and the Koran, will wear a niqab for the ten-minute...

By on 05 December 2006

Excised Borat Scene Appears On Youtube

A scene shot for Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan was removed after a sheriff's deputy working at the Imperial County, California jail figured that he and his colleagues...

Black Desperate To See Borat

Funnyman JACK BLACK fears he'll have to wait until pal SACHA BARON COHEN's hit film BORAT comes out on DVD because the British star won't send him a screener copy. Black has been desperate to...

Eastwood's Flags Of Our Fathers Leads Satellite Awards Nominations

CLINT EASTWOOD's war epic FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS, musical DREAMGIRLS and BABEL have emerged as early Oscars favourites after picking up 26 US Satellite Awards nominations between them. The stunning Iwo Jima battle sequences in...

Cohen's Sweeney Todd Role Not Confirmed

Director TIM BURTON has slammed reports SACHA BARON COHEN has signed up to star in upcoming film SWEENEY TODD, insisting talks with the BORAT funnyman are far from concluded. Earlier this month (NOV06), media outlets...

Borat Breaks Anderson's Marriage?

PAMELA ANDERSON's involvement in the BORAT movie not only resulted in a foul mouthed spat with rap/rocker KID ROCK, but it may have also ended their short lived marriage. The couple reportedly entered into a...

Borat: A One-time Wonder?

Although Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan passed the $100-million mark at the box office over the weekend, Universal Pictures may already be "feeling buyer's remorse" over its agreement...

Borat To Release Christmas Single

Fictional TV reporter BORAT SAGDIYEV is set to release a Christmas single. The Kazakhstani journalist, created by British comic SACHA BARON COHEN, is aiming for the top spot in the UK festive chart next month...

Borat Star Cohen Saddened By Film Backlash

BORAT star SACHA BARON COHEN is deeply upset about the backlash he has received about the hit comedy - because it's clear many people simply didn't get the joke. The British comedian portrays a fictitious...

Cohen Nominated For Kazakh Award

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has been nominated for a national award in Kazakhstan, despite lampooning the country in his latest movie. BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN was...

Baron Cohen Eyed Breakdance Career

British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN aspired to become a professional breakdancer before hitting the big time as a TV funnyman. The ALI G star was a die hard hip-hop fan as a youngster, and even...

Cohen Dodged Arrest After Furniture-stealing Stunt

BORAT star SACHA BARON COHEN had to be jetted out of New York during filming on the comedy to avoid arrest and deportation when a stunt went awry. The British funnyman appeared to be stealing...

Kazakh President Applauds Borat Movie

Kazakh President NURSULTAN NAZARBAYEV has made a dramatic u-turn over SACHA BARON COHEN's depiction of Kazakhstan, insisting he's now a huge fan of the British funnyman's comic creation BORAT. BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR...

Borat Star Becomes Britain's Highest-paid Actor

Sacha Baron Cohen has instantly become the highest-paid actor in the U.K. after landing a deal at Universal that reportedly will pay him at least $30 million, the London Daily Mail reported. The figure is...

Penguins Beats Bond To The Top Of The Us Box Office

The animated penguins of HAPPY FEET have stunned America by beating the new JAMES BOND to the top of the weekend box office. Both films topped $40 million (GBP22.2 million) in their opening weekends but...

Cohen Hit With Further Legal Trouble

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN is facing further legal woes after a US woman who featured in his latest movie claims she was misled. CINDY STREIT, who owns an etiquette business, filed a complaint on...

Cohen Defends Alter-ego Borat

Comedian SACHA BARON COHEN has defended his controversial alter-ego BORAT SAGDIYEV, insisting the character was designed to expose small-minded prejudice. Cohen's latest movie, BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN,...

Cohen Lands Sweeney Todd Role

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN is set to get dramatic after landing a coveted villain role in TIM BURTON's SWEENEY TODD film. The BORAT star will play barber PIRELLI opposite JOHNNY DEPP and Burton's partner...

Romanian Borat Extras Taking Legal Action

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has been threatened with legal action by the Romanian village which stood in for his comic creation BORAT's native Kazakhstan in his hit movie. Gypsy citizens of Glod are outraged...

Borat Attacked

Comedian SACHA BARON COHEN was attacked in New York City on Saturday (11NOV06) after playing a prank on a passer-by while in character as Kazakh journalist BORAT. The British star was on his way to...

Borat Stays At Top Of Us Box Office

SACHA BARON COHEN's comedy BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNING OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN took in $29 million (GBP16 million) at the US box office this weekend (ends12NOV06) to hold on to the...

Borat Bosses Sued By Us College Students

Two college students are suing the movie bosses behind British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN's hit film BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN for making them look stupid on camera....

Borat Banned In Russia?

BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN may be banned in Russia, over fears of upsetting the country's neighbour Kazakhstan. The ban, which would be the first of its kind...

Turkish Man Insists He's The Real Borat

A Turkish man is convinced that he was the inspiration for comedian SACHA BARON COHEN's character BORAT and is demanding an apology and profits from the surprise hit film. MAHIR CAGRI, 44, a freelance journalist,...

Borat Make Benefit For Box Office

Theater owners and 20th Century Fox discovered over the weekend that Santa Claus doesn't come from the North Pole but from Kazakhstan, that he doesn't wear a beard but a mustache, and that his name...

Borat Stuns America

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN's controversial Kazakhstan TV journalist BORAT has stunned the US box office by scoring a $26.4 million (GBP14.7 million) weekend take to debut at number one. The hilarious film, BORAT: CULTURAL...

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