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Sacha Baron Cohen, Greg Daniels, Mike Judge Set Animated Comedy at HBO Max

Sacha Baron Cohen is teaming with King of the Hill duo Greg Daniels and Mike Judge for an animated special called Chelm: The Smartest Place on Earth. Geared toward younger audiences and set to air on both Cartoon Network and its streaming sibling HBO Max, the special is being written by Nathan For You co-creator […]

‘Squid Game’ Star Hoyeon Joins Alfonso Cuaron’s AppleTV+ Thriller

Squid Game breakout Hoyeon has signed on to her next series, joining writer-director Alfonso Cuarón’s upcoming thriller Disclaimer. The South Korean model turned actress (who has previously gone by Jung Ho-yeon, sometimes Westernized as HoYeon Jung, is now going by only Hoyeon) is joining stars Cate Blanchett, Kevin Kline, Sacha Baron Cohen and Kodi Smit-McPhee in […]

Sacha Baron Cohen Beats Roy Moore’s Lawsuit Over Pedophile-Detector

Sacha Baron Cohen continues to prove he’s a legal legend. On Tuesday, the comedian defeated yet another lawsuit from someone he duped. The newest someone is Roy Moore, the former Alabama Supreme Court justice who infamously lost a U.S. Senate race following allegations of sexual misconduct. Moore appeared on Who Is America?, Cohen’s show for Showtime, […]

‘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 […]

Pixar’s ‘Luca’: Film Review

An amphibious young sea creature spends a memorable summer on land in an Italian Riviera village in Pixar's coming-of-age story about friendship and acceptance, streaming on Disney+.

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 […]

Actors Ben Affleck, Sacha Baron Cohen and Gary Oldman on Working with Demanding Directors: “If They Want to Do 10 Takes or 60, I’m on the Clock”

In this exclusive clip from The Hollywood Reporter’s Actors Roundtable, Affleck and Oldman recall David Fincher’s perfectionism, while the 'Borat' star says you can’t ask Rudy Giuliani for a second take.

How Andra Day, Sacha Baron Cohen and More Oscar Nominees Transformed Into Real-Life Characters

Glenn Close, Leslie Odom Jr., Gary Oldman and Amanda Seyfried also talk about how they used external elements — costumes, wigs, makeup and cigarettes — to capture the essence of their roles.

“I Was Very Aware of That Burden of Turning From the Clown Into the Straight Man”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With the Makers of ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’

Writer-director Aaron Sorkin, actor Sacha Baron Cohen, DP Phedon Papamichael and editor Alan Baumgarten discuss re-creating the chaos of the real-life events featured in the film.

“We Felt We Had to Do Something”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A With ‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm’ Stars Sacha Baron Cohen and Maria Bakalova and 4 Writers

The film's two stars and a quartet of writers, all nominated for Oscars, talk about combining scripted dialogue with improvisation, the movie's evolving storyline and the urgency of its message.

‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm’ Writer Reveals How to Craft a Screenplay for Improvisation

Co-writer and producer Anthony Hines describes the massive amount of material the film's eight screenwriters produced, preparing their actors for any situation.

Oscars Snubs: ‘Da 5 Bloods,’ Stacey Abrams Doc Among High-Profile Hopefuls Not Nominated in Major Categories

Well-regarded films that failed to score a single nomination include 'Never Rarely Sometimes Always,' 'Malcolm & Marie,' 'Palm Springs' and 'First Cow.'