Sacha Baron Cohen

A Brief History of the Mockumentary and Six Gems You Might Not Know

Ed Cripps | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ed Cripps

A mockumentary about the BBC made by the BBC, it's too early to say if a satire whose hunter and quarry live in the same stable is ingenious or misguided. Instead, it seems timely (or the lowest form of hack opportunism to publish an article I've had marinating for months) to look back at the mockumentary as a genre...

Another One Bites The Dust! Director Pulls Out Of Freddie Mercury Biopic

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

There's been another blow to the forthcoming biopic about Queen singer Freddie Mercury after director Dexter Fletcher quit the project. Deadline ha...

From Stand-Up To Screen - 10 Comics Who Made The Biggest Leap

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

With Kevin Hart’s new film 'Ride Along' arriving in UK cinemas on Friday, it seems the Pennsylvania native has hit the big time from his humble begi...

Freddie Mercury Film Lead Actor Confirmed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

'We've found our Freddie," Brian May told HuffPostUK a month ago, and now it's official. 'Skyfall' star Ben Whishaw WILL play flamboyant Queen fro...

WATCH: That Sacha Baron Cohen Awards Prank - Part Two

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Comedy

On Monday, we posted the video of Sacha Baron Cohen pulling a rather brilliant stunt at the 2013 BAFTA Britannia Awards in LA. And now part two has...

WATCH: Sacha Baron Cohen Shocks Hollywood Awards Audience

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Comedy

UPDATE: Part Two - Watch What Happened Next A prank from Sacha Baron Cohen is nothing unusual, of course. But there's something particularly gre...

Caroline Frost

'We Have Our Freddie,' Says Brian May

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

“We think we have our man,” says Brian May, about the much-speculated identity of the actor to play Freddie Mercury in the forthcoming biopic. ...

Is Daniel Radcliffe REALLY Going To Play Flamboyant Freddie?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

Daniel Radcliffe may be keen to put his 'Harry Potter' days behind him, but this is going some. The clean-cut, family favourite actor is reportedl...

Can This Man Play Freddie Mercury?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Michael Sheen is the bookies' favourite to replace Sacha Baron Cohen as Freddie Mercury in a biopic about the Queen frontman. Following the news th...

Sacha Breaks Free From Freddie Mercury Movie

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

He seemed like the perfect choice to play legendary rock star Freddie Mercury, but Sacha Baron Cohen has now pulled out of the biopic about the Queen ...

Caroline Frost

'There Are Only Two Men In Hollywood Working Harder Than Me'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Seth Rogen thinks there are probably only two men who work harder than him in Hollywood, and he inherited own his work ethic from both of them. “...

Ali G Would Be Proud..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Sacha Baron Cohen is now Britain's highest-earning actor in America. The comedy star, who sprang to fame in 1998 as Staines-dwelling Ali G - comple...

Review: Les Miserables (2012)

Thomas Patrick | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Patrick

Frustratingly directed and far too long Les Miserables represents a bold, loud but horribly flawed musical theatre-to-film adaptation.

Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Very Bad' Audition

WENN | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

British funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen was left red-faced when a terrible audition for the London staging of 'Les Miserables' led him to breakdance in a d...

LOOK: Sacha Baron-Cohen Sports 'Jimmy Savile' Tracksuit At Comedy Awards

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK Comedy

Trust Sacha Baron-Cohen to come up with the goods and provide the British Comedy Awards with its only controversial moment (if you don't count the ove...

British Comedy Awards: Winners And Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK Comedy

The 2012 British Comedy Awards took place in London on Wednesday night - and there were some surprise winners among the results. Julia Davis's spoo...

Mankini And Fake Penis Ban By 'Zero Tolerance' Cornwall Police (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

Banning mankinis and fake penises from the Cornish coast has helped significantly reduce anti-social behaviour and crime, police have announced. T...

'Bruno' Lawsuit Settled

PA | Posted 20.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

A Palestinian grocer portrayed as a terrorist in the film Bruno has settled his slander suit against Sacha Baron Cohen and David Letterman, his lawyer...

Is Sacha Baron-Cohen Obsessed by Islam? And Why?

Tanjil Rashid | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Tanjil Rashid

Ironically, it is the critics of Sacha Baron Cohen who are blackening the reputations of those they seek to defend; when the overwhelming majority of Arab and Muslim countries banned Borat and The Dictator, they were playing to the racist notion that these grotesques were representative.

PICS: 10 British Comedians Who Have Cracked Hollywood

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK Comedy

According to Variety, Hugh Laurie is in talks to play the baddie in the upcoming remake of Robocop. Laurie is already a darling of American TV, of...

Cannes Film Festival: The Dictator Plays Dirty With Clooney's Ex

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Dictator has surpassed himself. Hours after arriving on the steps of his hotel, dressed becomingly for the sunshine, the Admiral General Alade...

WATCH: The Dictator Dresses Down For The Beach...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Dictator Admiral General Aladeen proved he knows how to dress for the beach with his arrival on the steps of the Martinez Hotel at Cannes this mor...

The Dictator Review Round-Up - Offensive And/Or Hilarious?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Dictator is finally here. After months of travelling around the world, flanked by an entourage of scantily-clad, obviously female 'soldiers' a...

Stars Drop Out Of Tarantino's 'Django Unchained'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Kurt Russell and Sacha Baron Cohen have both reportedly dropped out of Quentin Tarantino's latest film Django Unchained. Russell was slated to play...

WATCH: Cohen Finally Comes Out Of Character

WENN | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Character actor Sacha Baron Cohen has conducted a rare interview as himself with US radio DJ Howard Stern. The funnyman is known for his outrageous...