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So That's Why Sacha Baron Cohen Was Kicked Out Of Wembley

Sacha Baron Cohen is acquiring quite the cast for his quirky sounding football hooligan comedy 'Grimsby', with Johnny Vegas, Ian McShane, Homeland star David Harewood and Oscar-nominated Gabourey Sidibe all signing on the dotted line....

Sacha Baron Cohen Adds To 'Grimsby' Cast With Mcshane, Harewood, Sidibe And Vegas

Sacha Baron Cohen’s spoof spy comedy, ‘Grimsby’, is beginning to take shape. According to the Hollywood Reporter, actor Ian McShane (Hercules) David Harewood (Homeland), Gabourey Sidibe (Precious) and English comedian Johnny Vegas have all been...

Mark Strong To Star In 'Grimsby' Opposite Sacha Baron Cohen

Mark Strong is set to star in 'Grimsby'.The 'Green Lantern' actor is currently in negotiations to star opposite Sacha Baron Cohen in the comedy as a Black-op spy who is forced to go on the...

Will The Freddie Mercury Biopic Ever Make It To The Big Screen?

Will the Freddie Mercury biopic ever sail into smooth waters and make it onto the big screen? At the moment, it just seems to be one obstacle after another when the project, originally intended for...

Freddie Mercury Biopic Parts Ways With Dexter Fletcher

Director Dexter Fletcher has walked out on Sony's Freddy Mercury movie, meaning it's back to the drawing board for a project that has already suffered numerous setbacks. Fletcher, who landed the gig after his work...

Dexter Fletcher Abandons Freddie Mercury Biopic

Dexter Fletcher has withdrawn from the Freddie Mercury biopic.The 48-year-old actor and director has decided to abandon his role as director after a number of disagreements with GK Films' Graham King - who is making...

Sacha Baron Cohen Set For Alice In Wonderland 2?

Sacha Baron Cohen is in talks for the 'Alice in Wonderland' Sequel.The 42-year-old actor is in early negotiations to take on the role of a villain in 'Through the Looking Glass', which is the follow-up...

Sacha Baron Cohen Is Staring Through The Looking Glass At Role In 'Alice In Wonderland' Sequel

Sacha Baron Cohen is believed to be in early talks with Disney to star in the planned sequel to Tim Burton's Alice In Wonderland. Cohen is apparently on the verge of signing with Disney to...

John Deacon Rules Out Any Involvement In Freddie Mercury Biopic

Former Queen bassist John Deacon is apparently having nothing to do with the upcoming biopic of the group's late singer Freddie Mercury as he continues to maintain his exile from the surviving group member's work...

Tonight Matthew, I'm Going To Be Freddy Mercury - Ben Whishaw

Remember Stars in Their Eyes? That was good wasn’t it, and while it may have provided an incredibly cheap platform on which to build this story – surrounding Ben Whishaw’s upcoming turn as Freddie Mercury...

Ed Sheeran And Sacha Baron Cohen Do Arabic Rap

Ed Sheeran and Sacha Baron Cohen teamed up to sing an Arabic rap on Thanksgiving (28.12.13). The 'Everything Has Changed' hitmaker celebrated the holiday at a party hosted by actress Courteney Cox, and he had...

Sacha Baron Cohen Threatens Family Of Old Lady He Chucked Off Stage [Video]

Of all Sacha Baron Cohen's outrageous and cringe-worthy stunts that he's pulled off over the years, his Britannia Awards prank has caused a great deal more analysis and disbelief than any other. Sacha was introduced...

Sacha Baron Cohen Pretends To Kill Elderly Actress In Britannia Awards Stunt [Video]

Sacha Baron Cohen was honoured for his contribution to comedy at the weekend's Britannia Awards in LA. The actor, who is most famous for his Ali G and Borat characters, was called to the stage...

Sacha Baron Cohen Pranks Audience With Un-grace-ful Turn Onstage At Britannia Awards

It’s that time again – time for actors to appear at their most dignified and respectable for the Britannia awards. Well, some of them, anyway. Not Sacha Baron Cohen, who took the award show, which...

Sacha Baron Cohen Leaves Britannia Award Goers Shocked After 'Killing' Veteran Actress Grace Collington

Sacha Baron Cohen shocks once again by apparently killing 87-year-old actress Grace Collington as he rolls her wheelchair off the stage during his acceptance of the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award.The 'Borat' comedian just can't take...

Sacha Baron Cohen's Hilarious Stunt Steals The Show At Bafta-la Britannia Awards

Sacha Baron Cohen not only left the Beverly Hilton with the highest honour awarded for comedy by the BAFTA-LA ‘s annual Britannia Awards, but also left with the audience either still in shock or holding...

Sacha Baron Cohen Shocks Britannia Guests With Murder Skit

Funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen stunned guests at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' Britannia Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday (09Nov13) when he pretended to murder an elderly, wheelchair-bound woman.His macabre skit began...

Julia Roberts Praises Pal George Clooney At Bafta La Awards

Julia Roberts honoured her friend George Clooney at the 2013 BAFTA LA Awards on Saturday night (09.11.13).The 'Pretty Woman' actress praised the Hollywood heavyweight for his acting talent as well as his ''gifted prankster'' skills...

George Clooney, Sacha Baron Cohen Among Most Colorful Honorees At Bafta La Britannia Awards

Last night’s BAFTA LA Britannia awards were definitely George Clooney’s time to shine. Except for the prank that actor Sacha Baron Cohen couldn’t help himself from pulling, that is. Clooney and Baron Cohen were both...

Sacha Baron Cohen Cast As A Soccer Thug

Sacha Baron Cohen has been cast as a soccer thug in his next film.The 42-year-old actor - who was catapulted into the spotlight as fictional character Ali G before being cast as 'Borat' in the...

Most Ridiculous Celebrity Halloween Costumes 2013: Paris Hilton, Kelly Brook, Tim Allen [Pictures]

It's that time of year again guys. We compile a list of the most bizarre celebrity Halloween costumes of 2013. We're not choosing the best costumes here - oh no - we're choosing the most...

Brian May: Sacha Baron Cohen "Distracting" In Freddie Mercury Biopic

Brian May has opened up about Sacha Baron Cohen's departure from the planned Freddie Mercury biopic, which it seems is almost certainly going to be a sugar-coated love letter to the late Queen singer.Cohen walked...

Brian May: 'Sacha Baron Cohen's Personality Wasn't Right For Mercury Biopic'

Rocker Brian May has broken his silence about Sacha Baron Cohen's exit from an upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic, revealing the surviving members of Queen feared the comedian's presence would distract fans from the flamboyant frontman's...

Brian May Explains Why Sasha Baron Cohen Was Wrong For Freddie Mercury Biopic

The planned biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury's life has been in discussion for three years now, with comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen in line to star as the late singer since the very beginning...

Johnny Knoxville's 'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa' Is Nothing We Haven't Seen Before [Trailer]

The trailer has been released for Johnny Knoxville's new movie, Bad Grandpa, in which the Jackass star plays an 86 year-old bad-mannered, shop-lifting, reckless-driving, vandalising, wedding crashing prankster of a Grandfather named Irving Zisman. Unlike...

Sacha Baron Cohen Too 'Distracting' For Mercury Movie

Sacha Baron Cohen was deemed too ''distracting'' to play Freddie Mercury.The 'Borat' star had been due to portray the late Queen frontman in a planned biopic, but recently departed the project and the group's guitarist...

Dominic Cooper For Freddie Mercury Biopic?

Dominic Cooper has been linked to the role of Freddie Mercury in the new biopic. The 35-year-old actor - known for playing Darcy in 'Dead Man Down' - is reportedly being lined up to replace...

Daniel Radcliffe A No-go For Freddy Mercury Role, But Why?

Since Sacha Baron-Cohen dropped out of the Freddy Mercury biopic, a few names have been touted for his return.Johnny Depp was even mentioned following his high-profile flop as Tonto in Lone Ranger, and so was...

Daniel Radcliffe: I'm 'Completely Wrong' For Freddie Mercury

Daniel Radcliffe is ''completely wrong'' for the role of Freddie Mercury.The 'Harry Potter' star has denied rumours he will replace Sacha Baron Cohen in a new biopic about the legendary Queen singer, insisting he wouldn't...

Daniel Radcliffe Rumoured Freddie Mercury Replacement After Sacha Baron Cohen Steps Out

Sacha Baron Cohen as Freddie Mercury: it was almost too perfect. The looks, the singing ability, the eccentricity, the confidence; the planned Queen biopic was bound to be a hit. However, then Baron Cohen shocked...

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