November 1, 2013 |
The man behind Borat is getting ready to make sexy time with FX. Sacha Baron Cohen, British star of "Borat" and "Da Ali G Show," has clinched a first-look deal with the production arm of the cable network through his company Four by Two, FX announced Friday. In addition, FXX - the sister network of FX - will start airing "Ali G: Rezurection," which includes every episode of the popular comedy series along with new episodes and some material never...
September 9, 2013 |
Sacha Baron Cohen ("Borat," "The Dictator") is this year's recipient of the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for excellence in comedy. The actor-writer-producer will receive the honor Nov. 9 at the 2013 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The following evening, BBC America will show the ceremony. The Chaplin award is given to someone whose popularity and cultural impact "exemplifies the uniquely transcendent quality of excellent comedy. " SNEAKS: Movie trailers, full coverage "Sacha's bravery and comic ingenuity is richly deserving of an honor that bears the name of Charlie Chaplin," BAFTA Los Angeles' chairman, Gary Dartnell, said in a statement Monday morning.
July 29, 2013 |
World premieres of movies from Eli Roth, Lucky McKee and Japanese comedian Hitoshi Matsumoto will populate the Midnight Madness section at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. Organizers announced late Monday that “The Green Inferno,” Roth's South America-set story of American activists who take an unfortunate -- and ultimately cannibalistic -- trip to the Amazon, will be among the nine titles to play Midnight Madness. So too will Matsumoto's “R100,” about a man who joins a mysterious club that doesn't allow its members to leave.
April 15, 2013 |
Maybe Aubrey Plaza is on to something with her crazy stunts - the MTV Movie Awards she spectacularly crashed Sunday posted big ratings gains. The "Parks & Recreation" costar was supposedly tossed from the premises after coming onstage unannounced and trying to grab an award from actor Will Ferrell. But the audience apparently didn't mind: An average of 3.8-million total viewers tuned in, according to Nielsen. That was up 11% compared with last year's show. In MTV's core demographic of adults aged 18 to 34, the show did even better, zooming 45%. Critics often focus on the ribald banter at the show, but PR stunts are maybe just as notable a feature.
March 29, 2013 |
Comedic actor and film star Sacha Baron Cohen and his wife, actress Isla Fisher, have leased out their Hollywood Hills West investment property for $10,000 a month. The Midcentury-style home, built in 1959 and later renovated, came on the market in March for lease at $9,950 a month or for sale at $2.595 million. The couple own another house nearby that they bought several years ago for $14 million. The single-story house for sale features canyon and mountain views, beamed ceilings, a river rock fireplace, a media room/den, four bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and 2,806 square feet of living space.
February 11, 2013 |
Actor Sacha Baron Cohen and his wife, actress Isla Fisher, have listed a Hollywood Hills West house at $2.595 million. The Midcentury-style home, built in 1959 and recently renovated, had been leased out at $10,995 a month. The single-story house features canyon and mountain views, beamed ceilings that rise to 22 feet, a river-rock fireplace, a media room/den, four bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and 2,806 square feet of living space. The lot, less than a third of an acre, includes a lagoon-style swimming pool, a spa and an outdoor gym. Baron Cohen, 41, is known for his portrayal of offbeat characters in such films as "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan" (2006)