Tag: Sacha Baron Cohen

Ben Whishaw To Play Freddie Mercury; Director Found

December 10, 2013

British actor-turned-director Dexter Fletcher (Sunshine On Leith) will helm the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic with Ben Whishaw attached to star. The script was written by Peter Morgan. GK Films’ Graham King is producing. This has been a passion project for King for several years, and it started with Sacha Baron Cohen attached to play Mercury, the […]

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Sacha Baron Cohen Pranks The Britannia Awards; Kills Old Actress?

November 12, 2013

Well, Sacha Baron Cohen has caused quite the commotion at another awards show. Salma Hayek and former Charlie Chaplin child co-star Grace Coddington presented Mr. Cohen with the Charlie Chaplin Award For Excellence In Comedy at the BAFTA LA Jaguar Britannia Awards. The ending sure did shock audiences. Poor Mrs. Coddington. May she rest in […]

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Brand New Trailer For “Anchorman 2”

October 23, 2013

Paramount Pictures has released a brand new trailer for ANCHORMAN 2 directed by Adam McKay. Synopsis: “With the 70s behind him, San Diego’s top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York’s first 24-hour news channel by storm.” Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, David Koechner, Christina Applegate, Jim Carrey, Sacha Baron Cohen, Harrison […]

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Ben Whishaw Wanted To Star In “Freddie Mercury” Biopic

October 21, 2013

According to Queen drummer Roger Taylor, it looks as if Ben Whishaw (Skyfall) is the top choice to play Freddie Mercury in the upcoming biopic. In an interview on BBC‘s One Show, Taylor mentioned that the actor the band preferred had the initials “B.W.” and when asked it that meant actor Ben Whishaw, he replied, […]

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Sacha Baron Cohen Leaves “Freddie Mercury” Bio Film

July 23, 2013

Sacha Baron Cohen has called it quits. It appears that he isn’t seeing eye to eye with the remaining members of Queen who have script and director approval over the film that would tell the life story of singer Freddie Mercury. Sacha Baron Cohen’s name has circled the movie for a long time now and […]

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