Has Sacha Baron Cohen pulled a ‘Love Guru’?
He looks like Hipster Abraham Lincoln.
Faris has been offered the lead female role in ‘The Dictator’. Will it be one of the rare, funny Anna Faris movies?
He’s finally over ‘The Love Guru’.
Sacha Baron Cohen is holding court to determine who will be in his latest movie ‘The Dictator’. These actors will try to curry Cohen’s favor, and have their rivals… eliminated.
We’ve previously reported that Sacha Baron Cohen and Larry Charles were working The Dictator. Now the actual release date has been announced.
Hopefully the third time’s a charm for director Larry Charles and Sacha Baron Cohen. Actually, the first two times have already proven to be quite charming, as they consisted of Borat and Bruno. Even so, here’s hoping for a three-peat.
Crazy white boys…
Larry Charles has signed on to direct the Jim Carrey comedy Pierre Pierre. If it sounds like it's about a Frenchman, that's because it is. The story follows a “self-indulgent, lazy, French nihilist who is transporting a stolen Mona Lisa from Paris to London.” Through the journey, “he comes to love his home country again.” I'm glad they went with the snooty, clichéd version of a Frenchman. I'm sure there will be an abundance of chain smoking and making fun of American tourists under the breath.
The screenplay has been around for awhile. It even ranked the 11th hottest screenplay in the 2008 Black List, an annual poll of people working in Hollywood who apparently know good writing. At least that's what their titles suggest. Larry Charles you know as a producer on "Seinfeld," "Curb Your Enthusiam," "Entourage," and the director of Borat, Bruno, and Religulous. At least three out of three of those movies are offensive to someone with morals. Let's hope Pierre Pierre continues the streak. (Deadline)