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Brian May Says Sacha Baron Cohen Won't Be Playing Freddie Mercury In Queen Biopic

Well it was a good idea while it lasted, but it appears Sacha Baron Cohen will not be playing Freddie Mercury in the upcoming Queen biopic after all, guitarist Brian May has confirmed. Queen’s long...

Brian May Denies Sacha Baron Cohen Will Star In Freddie Mercury Biopic

The Borat star originally agreed to play the late Queen frontman, but dropped out due to creative differences with the band's remaining members, and Skyfall star Ben Whishaw was subsequently linked to the...

Sacha Baron Cohen Will Play Freddie Mercury In Upcoming Queen Biopic

Sacha Baron Cohen has been confirmed as playing Freddie Mercury in a upcoming Queen biopic, according to the band’s manager Jim Beach. Beach, who has managed the band since 1978, made the announcement on Thursday...

Isla Fisher's Birthday Lesson

Isla Fisher was joined by her celebrity friends at a cooking class to celebrate her birthday.The pregnant 'Confessions of a Shopaholic' star turned 39 on Tuesday (03.02.15) and marked the occasion with a tutorial at...

Sacha Baron Cohen's New Film Upsets Grimsby

Sacha Baron Cohen has made himself an enemy of Grimsby in England.The 43-year-old actor has visited various pubs in the town and has been filming scenes for his new comedy film - titled 'Grimsby' -...

Isla Fisher's Tough Pregnancy

Isla Fisher is finding her third pregnancy ''tough''.The 'Confessions of a Shopaholic' actress - who has daughters Olive, seven, and Elula, four, with husband Sacha Baron Cohen - is struggling with carrying another child while...

Reese Witherspoon Ready For Downsizing

Reese Witherspoon has reportedly signed up to star in 'Downsizing'.The Oscar-winning actress is to reunite with 'Election' director Alexander Payne for his next project, which he has described as a ''sci-fi social satire''.Payne started work...

Sacha Baron Cohen Heckled Kodaline At Gig

Funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen heckled Irish band Kodaline after he was invited to their Los Angeles gig by Courteney Cox.The Borat star teased the Irish rockers as they performed by repeatedly requesting a song they...

Sacha Baron Cohen Won't Return As Borat

Sacha Baron Cohen has turned down mega money offers to revive his hit characters Borat and Bruno.The 43-year-old British actor - who is also famous for his character Ali G - has been offered as...

Rebel Wilson Caught Laryngitis From Sacha Baron Cohen

Rebel Wilson caught laryngitis from kissing Sacha Baron Cohen in scenes for upcoming movie Grimsby.The Bridesmaids star plays the love interest of Cohen's football hooligan character in the 2015 comedy, and when Cohen came down...

Rebel Wilson And Matt Lucas Host Hot Tub Parties

Rebel Wilson and Matt Lucas invite Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher around for dinner parties which often end up ''in the hot tub or singing at the piano''. The 28-year-old actress and the British...

Penelope Cruz To Star In Zoolander 2

Penelope Cruz is to star in 'Zoolander 2'.The 'Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides' actress will star alongside Ben Stiller in the upcoming comedy sequel, Deadline reports. Stiller will reprise his role as the...

Isla Fisher Is Pregnant

Isla Fisher is reportedly pregnant.The 'Confessions of a Shopaholic' star and husband Sacha Baron Cohen are said to be expecting their third child together and the actress is already through her first trimester.A source told...

Isla Fisher Pregnant With Third Child - Report

Actress Isla Fisher is reportedly expecting her third child with husband Sacha Baron Cohen.The Great Gatsby star has pulled out of filming the sequel to Now You See Me to focus on the impending arrival,...

Zac Efron And Robert De Niro To Star In Dirty Grandpa

Zac Efron and Robert De Niro are set to star in new comedy 'Dirty Grandpa'.Efron, 26, is set to play a young man who is tricked by his grandpa - a perverted former army general...

Michael Sheen Returning To Wonderland

Michael Sheen, Stephen Fry and Alan Rickman are among the stars returning for the 'Alice in Wonderland' sequel.The 'Masters of Sex' star is back to voice the White Rabbit in 'Alice in Wonderland: Through The...

Sacha Baron Cohen Angers Grimsby Residents: 5 Others He Riled

Sacha Baron Cohen has ignited another fire of controversy by infuriating local residents of the Lincolnshire town Grimsby, with his new film’s portrayal of their port town.Sacha Baron Cohen on the set of his new...

English Town Officials Step Up Battle With Sacha Baron Cohen

Sacha Baron Cohen is facing a fresh backlash over his new movie after officials in the English town where it is set accused the actor of promoting a "negative" image of the area.The British funnyman...

Grimsby Locals Upset With Sacha Baron Cohen's Depiction Of Town

Residents of British port town Grimsby have taken aim at comedian Sacha Baron Cohen over his depiction of the place as a run-down, garbage-strewn wasteland in his new spy caper, also called Grimsby.Early footage from...

Penelope Cruz To Star In Grimsby?

Penelope Cruz could be set to join the cast of 'Grimsby'.The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actress is in final negotiations to join Sacha Baron Cohen in the upcoming Sony spy comedy, according to The Hollywood...

Rebel Wilson Upset Over Emmy Snub

Rebel Wilson says it ''sucks'' to have missed out on an Emmy nomination. The 'Pitch Perfect' star took to Twitter earlier today(14.06.14) to vent her frustration at missing out on a nod at the annual...

Isla Fisher Joins Husband Sacha Baron Cohen In Comedy Grimsby

Actress Isla Fisher is set to join her husband Sacha Baron Cohen in new comedy Grimsby.The Great Gatsby star will join Cohen, Rebel Wilson and Gabourey Sidibe in the movie about a British spy who...

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...

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