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Sacha Baron Cohen as the 'Dictator' - FIRST LOOK!

Sacha Baron Cohen as the 'Dictator' - FIRST LOOK!

Check out Sacha Baron Cohen in character for his upcoming film, The Dictator!

The comedy tells the story of “a Hussein-like dictator who gets secretly replaced by a lookalike goat herder and now must find new meaning in a life in New York City,” according to the Huffington Post.

Anna Faris co-stars as the “NYC organic store owner who opens his eyes to new possibilities.”

Larry Charles, who worked with Sacha on Borat and Bruno, directs the flick, which is set for a May 11, 2012 release and is inspired by the book “Zabibah and the King.”

On Wednesday (June 8), the cast and crew filmed some scenes in Astoria, Queens, NYC.

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  • lily

    Omg love him x) Borat was so good, Bruno was average.. hopefully this will be better, but IDK the plot doesnt seem too interesting.
    I still cant believe that this is the guy who is married to gorgeous Isla Fisher :) But I bet Sacha is a good husband and a great father!

  • mimi78

    Faris + Cohen must rock! Don’t mess it up you guys.

  • Reedy Ross

    this dude is a straight clown..lol..
    …Walmart Giving Back After Laying Off Over 50,000 People.. $1,000 Giftcards – I Grab 2 of Them..LOL http://ow.ly/54E1U

  • candy

    Never think he’s half as funny as he himself thinks he is.

  • http://ja slig o lambert^________^ cute

    they need porncorn

  • http://www.djtube.co/ DJTube

    borat is genius!

  • Lilian

    the plot is ENTIERLY copied on a famous egyptian play called “Al Zaeem” (the Leader) lol that’s so original,keep it up,big shot.

  • SFRowGuy

    Damn! He’s back. I thought he fell off the face of the Earth.

  • Borat was barely funny, I’m not even going to bother with Bruno or this one. This dude’s all hype and nothing else. He barely makes me laugh.

  • AmICynical?

    This man is daring in his comedy. I am looking forward to this!

  • king

    He is an Arab at the end of the day, and yet all his movies are propoganda.

  • Lenn

    @king: he is jewish, smart person.
    like “totaly opposite”, have u ever heard?

  • http://www.lood.co lood

    Sacha Baron Cohen is the crazy genius man i know

  • http://www.dictatormovie.com Justin

    Sacha Baron Cohen copies The Dictator idea from Miami filmmaker Justin Routt.

    Think I’m kidding? Look at http://www.dictatormovie.com

    “If I Were Dictator” the full-length feature film.