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‘Borat’ Sustainable Cannabis Billboard Sparks Lawsuit

There’s no shortage of entertainment-related cannabis companies — but a Borat brand isn’t among them and never will be, according to a lawsuit filed Monday. Sacha Baron Cohen is suing Solar Therapeutics for copyright infringement, false advertising and misappropriation of his right of publicity over a Massachusetts interstate billboard showing his famous character giving a […]

Cannes: Shailene Woodley Joins ‘Robots’ Comedy From ‘Borat’ Writer Anthony Hines

Emmy-nominated Big Little Lies star Shailene Woodley has joined Jack Whitehall (Jungle Cruise) in Robots, a comedy feature in which a womanizer and a gold digger learn about humanity when forced to team up and pursue robot doubles of themselves. Woodley replaces Emma Roberts, who was originally attached to star in the film, which is […]

MTV Movie & TV Awards: Sacha Baron Cohen to Receive Comedic Genius Honor (Exclusive)

Sacha Baron Cohen has said that the “comedy genius” in Borat Subsequent Moviefilm is Rudy Giuliani, who made headlines for his seemingly inappropriate behavior during one scene of the film, but MTV knows who the sequel’s real comedy star is. Baron Cohen is set to receive the Comedic Genius Award at the 2021 MTV Movie […]

Oscars: Blurring the Line Between Fact and Fiction With Narrative Films and Docs

While such narrative features as 'Nomadland' and the docu-comedy 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' lean into reality, this season's docs 'Collective,' 'My Octopus Teacher' and 'The Mole Agent' play more like dramatic inventions. 

Sacha Baron Cohen Points to ‘Borat’ Wins in Defamation Suit Over ‘Who Is America?’

The 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' star, Showtime and CBS are being sued by former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore.

Can Borat Crash the Oscars a Second Time Around?

'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm' may not be quite as funny as the 2006 original, but by confronting Trump’s America, Sacha Baron Cohen has raised the stakes.