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Sacha Baron Cohen just kicked the 2012 Academy Awards in the ash.
Arriving on the red carpet dressed as Admiral Aladeed – his character from The Dictator – the actor chatted up E!’s Ryan Seacrest for a bit before bringing attention to the urn in his hands, which Cohen said contained the ashes of late North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il.
“It was his dream to come to the Oscars and to be sprinkled on the red carpet and over Halle Berry’s chest again,” the star said, before “accidentally” spilling the ashes all over the E! News host.
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The newly released photo of Sacha Baron Cohen of Bruno and Borat fame in his upcoming film, The Dictator, pretty much speaks for itself.
The British comedian’s new vehicle will “tell the heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed,” according to Paramount Pictures.
And here he is:
DESPOT EXTRAORDINAIRE: Fidel meets Kim Jong Il meets Saddam.
Furthermore, “A heartless dictator finds he’s been mutinied against by his number two man and replaced in power by an unsuspecting sheepherderMore >
(HMG Celebrity News) – British comic Sacha Baron Cohen famed for his parody movies, will star in “The Dictator,” as Saddam Hussein which is scheduled for release in May 2012, Paramount Pictures said Thursday. “Seinfeld” veteran Larry Charles, who directed Baron Cohen in “Bruno” and “Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan,” will direct once again. Baron Cohen wrote the script along with Alec Berg, Jeff Schaffer and David Mandel, who are also “Seinfeld” alumni.
“The Dictator” is inspired by a book the former Iraqi leader himself wrote, titledMore >