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  • Sacha Baron Cohen bails on Freddie Mercury biopic

    July 25, 2013 | 10:32 am

    Plans for Sacha Baron Cohen to portray a character who is both mustachioed and flamboyant (a hybrid of Borat and Bruno, one might say) have fallen through.

    The Jewish actor has cancelled his plans to play Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in an upcoming biographical film,...

  • ‘The Dictator’ reviews are in, and the verdict is…

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 17, 2012 | 10:04 am

    The reviews are in for Sacha Baron Cohen’s “The Dictator,” ladies and gentlemen, and while there are pans and mixed notices, a number of the some 20 top critics I perused had good things to say about Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest spoof—mostly praising his social satire or crass...

  • ‘The Dictator’: Top Jewish moments

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 11, 2012 | 8:18 am

    However the reviews may fall for “The Dictator,” Sacha Baron Cohen’s first scripted film, the comedy certainly offers some bits for The Tribe – – mostly skewing anti-Semitic and anti-Zionist sentiments—and with plenty of Hebrew and Yiddish words peppered into his...

  • Sacha Baron Cohen To Howard Stern: You inspired me [AUDIO]

    By Rob Eshman

    May 8, 2012 | 1:35 pm

    Sacha Baron Cohen spoke to Howard Stern Tuesday morning, not as Borat or Bruno or The Dictator, but as an even more elusive character: Sacha Baron Cohen.

    The British comedian famously refuses to do interviews out of character, even going so far as appearing at this year’s Academy...

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  • 2012 Oscars: Sacha Baron Cohen vs. Ryan Seacrest [VIDEO]

    By JewishJournal

    February 28, 2012 | 11:34 am

    See what happens when Ryan Seacrest interviews the actor as “The Dictator”—and gets “ashes” spilled on him on live TV!

  • Academy Awards threatens to ban Sacha Baron Cohen

    February 23, 2012 | 11:19 am

    Actor Sacha Baron Cohen will be banned from the Academy Awards if he arrives at the Red Carpet dressed as The Dictator, a character from his upcoming film.

    Paramount’s awards staff said Baron Cohen would not receive his tickets to the Oscars unless he assures the Academy of Motion...

  • Laughter:  It’s The Best Medicine in Rogen and Reiser’s ‘50/50’ [VIDEO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 8, 2011 | 6:44 pm

    In a back booth at Canter’s, Seth Rogen is digging into his matzah ball soup with gusto as his close friend, screenwriter Will Reiser, sips a glass of club soda. In person, Rogen — who has emerged as one of the leading comic actors, writers and producers of his generation —...

  • Simpsons tour Jerusalem with Sacha Baron Cohen

    By Adam Wills

    March 19, 2010 | 4:35 pm

    For once, Jews, Christians and Muslims will be united –- in anger at Homer Simpson, who believes he’s the messiah in an upcoming episode of “The Simpsons.”

    Set to air nationally on March 28, the Sunday before Passover begins, which is also Palm Sunday, “The Greatest Story...

  • Rumor: Sacha Baron Cohen in MIB 3 Talks

    By Adam Wills

    March 9, 2010 | 6:26 pm

    Columbia is in talks with Sacha Baron Cohen for the third Men in Black film, according to industry rumor picked up by horror blog Bloody Disgusting:

    Columbia Pictures is officially having conversations regarding their third entry in the Men in Black franchise as we’re being told by...

  • Bruno and Homophobia, Part 2

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    July 6, 2009 | 7:02 pm

    Is Bruno the feel-good movie of the year for gay-bashers?  Or a militantly pro-tolerance film that channels the creative juices of Don Rickles and his Jewish comedy predecessors?

    Universal Pictures has put an embargo on reviews until the day before the film’s July 10 release, but...

  • Stars expected to shine at Israel Film Festival

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 29, 2008 | 2:30 pm

    Adam Sandler and Borat (a.k.a. Sacha Baron Cohen) turned out to fete the Israel Film Festival last year, and more celebrity surprise guests are expected to speak at the gala dinner kicking off the 2008 festival June 12-26 (honorees include ICM's Jeffrey Berg).

    It's a sign of just...

  • It’s a girl! Mazal tov to Isla Fisher and Sacha Baron Cohen

    By JewishJournal.com

    October 20, 2007 | 3:07 pm


    Facts are scare, but Isla Fisher, fiancee of Sacha Baron Cohen, gave birth to a baby girl yesterday, according to Australian and British media reports.

    No name yet, no further details, other than the blessed event took place here in Los Angeles.

    This Baby Borat is an American citizen!

    And from the looks of this photo of Isla, shot earlier this week, it was about time.

    Mazal tov! Jagshemash! Ani v’at, at v’ani, chaverim b’Habonim!

    —Dennis Wilen

  • Borat, Seriously

    By Rob Eshman

    November 22, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Following the massive success of the movie "Borat," there is bound to be an equally massive deluge of punditry on what it all means.

    I defy you to watch the movie and not cramp up from laughter. And by all means, continue laughing when the pundits say "Borat" reveals something dark,...

  • If Borat has offended ... then he’s done his job

    By Steven Rosen

    November 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Virtually everyone who has already seen the comedy "Borat" at film festivals and invitational screenings has found the film uproariously funny.

    But with its nationwide opening set for Friday, the question now is whether a mass, mainstream audience will also get the film's satiric...

  • ‘Schmucks’ and Yucks

    By Tom Tugend

    December 2, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Sacha Baron Cohen, better known as the star of the eponymous "Da Ali G Show," is in Hollywood preparing for his headliner turn in an upcoming movie with the felicitous title "Dinner for Schmucks."

    In the role, Cohen/Ali will portray a -- well -- schmuck, with the gift of ruining the...

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