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Kazakh President Applauds Borat Movie

Kazakh President NURSULTAN NAZARBAYEV has made a dramatic u-turn over SACHA BARON COHEN's depiction of Kazakhstan, insisting he's now a huge fan of the British funnyman's comic creation BORAT. BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR...

Borat Star Becomes Britain's Highest-paid Actor

Sacha Baron Cohen has instantly become the highest-paid actor in the U.K. after landing a deal at Universal that reportedly will pay him at least $30 million, the London Daily Mail reported. The figure is...

Penguins Beats Bond To The Top Of The Us Box Office

The animated penguins of HAPPY FEET have stunned America by beating the new JAMES BOND to the top of the weekend box office. Both films topped $40 million (GBP22.2 million) in their opening weekends but...

Cohen Hit With Further Legal Trouble

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN is facing further legal woes after a US woman who featured in his latest movie claims she was misled. CINDY STREIT, who owns an etiquette business, filed a complaint on...

Cohen Defends Alter-ego Borat

Comedian SACHA BARON COHEN has defended his controversial alter-ego BORAT SAGDIYEV, insisting the character was designed to expose small-minded prejudice. Cohen's latest movie, BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN,...

Cohen Lands Sweeney Todd Role

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN is set to get dramatic after landing a coveted villain role in TIM BURTON's SWEENEY TODD film. The BORAT star will play barber PIRELLI opposite JOHNNY DEPP and Burton's partner...

Romanian Borat Extras Taking Legal Action

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has been threatened with legal action by the Romanian village which stood in for his comic creation BORAT's native Kazakhstan in his hit movie. Gypsy citizens of Glod are outraged...

Borat Attacked

Comedian SACHA BARON COHEN was attacked in New York City on Saturday (11NOV06) after playing a prank on a passer-by while in character as Kazakh journalist BORAT. The British star was on his way to...

Borat Stays At Top Of Us Box Office

SACHA BARON COHEN's comedy BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNING OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN took in $29 million (GBP16 million) at the US box office this weekend (ends12NOV06) to hold on to the...

Borat Bosses Sued By Us College Students

Two college students are suing the movie bosses behind British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN's hit film BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN for making them look stupid on camera....

Borat Banned In Russia?

BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN may be banned in Russia, over fears of upsetting the country's neighbour Kazakhstan. The ban, which would be the first of its kind...

Turkish Man Insists He's The Real Borat

A Turkish man is convinced that he was the inspiration for comedian SACHA BARON COHEN's character BORAT and is demanding an apology and profits from the surprise hit film. MAHIR CAGRI, 44, a freelance journalist,...

Borat Make Benefit For Box Office

Theater owners and 20th Century Fox discovered over the weekend that Santa Claus doesn't come from the North Pole but from Kazakhstan, that he doesn't wear a beard but a mustache, and that his name...

Borat Stuns America

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN's controversial Kazakhstan TV journalist BORAT has stunned the US box office by scoring a $26.4 million (GBP14.7 million) weekend take to debut at number one. The hilarious film, BORAT: CULTURAL...

Baron Cohen Accused Of Getting Tv Producer Fired

A US TV producer alleges she was fired after hiring British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN for her show. DHARMA ARTHUR booked Baron Cohen to appear on her Mississippi TV channel as spoof Kazakh TV presenter...

Movie Reviews: Borat

No critic would call the humor in Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan inoffensive. In fact, most suggest that there's something in the film that will offend just about...

Christmas Season Starts This Weekend At Box Office

The Walt Disney Co. is hoping that Santa Claus will be clambering down the box-office's chimney this weekend to find family audiences waiting to greet him. But The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause doesn't...

Borat Offends Madonna And Pussycat Dolls At Emas

British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN caused controversy during the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) last night (02NOV06), by mocking MADONNA and THE PUSSYCAT DOLLS. The funnyman, who hosted last year's (05) awards, gave advice to...

Baron Cohen Challenged To Dual

Funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has been challenged to a dual by an infuriated Kazakh entertainer. The British comic has outraged JANTEMIR BAIMUKHAMEDOV by his depiction of his homeland in new movie BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF...

Borat Book Problems

A raunchy book to accompany the new BORAT movie looks set to be snubbed by American stores, because it contains naked pictures of 'Kazakh' women. British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN wants to write a book...

Kazakh Minister Urges Borat Boycott

LATEST: Kazakhstan's foreign minister has urged Europe to boycott British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN's latest movie for "misrepresenting" his country. BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN sees Cohen play...

Cohen's Spoof Receives Kazakh Political Support

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN's controversial new movie lampooning Kazakhstan has received unexpected support from one of the central Asian country's top politicians. BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN...

Cohen Signs Bruno Deal

LATEST: British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has signed a $42.5 million (GBP22 million) film deal with Universal Pictures, confirming he is to bring his Austrian fashionista TV character BRUNO to the silver screen. Bruno, famous...

"Borat" Arrives For London Movie Premiere

Sacha Baron Cohen, in the guise of his movie persona, Kazakhstani journalist Borat, has attended the London premiere of his movie, Borat: Cultural Learning's of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, addressing the...

Cohen Planning 'Bruno' Film

SACHA BARON COHEN is turning his Austrian fashionista TV character BRUNO into a movie star, following the forthcoming big screen debut of BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN and...

No Joke: Borat Is Make Unglorious Slash

Apparently coming to the conclusion that middle-America will not "get" Borat (official title: Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan), 20th Century Fox has cut in half the number of...

Borat Screenings Slashed In The Us

British comedian SACHA BARON COHEN's controversial new comedy movie has been cut from more than half the 2,000 US cinemas it was supposed to debut in this weekend over fears film fans won't get the...

'Insulted' Kazakhstan Ambassador Laughs At Borat

Kazakhstan's ambassador to Britain felt a "bit insulted" while watching comedian SACHA BARON COHEN's new movie, despite regularly laughing at his jokes ERLAN IDRISSOV was expecting to hate BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR...

Cohen Receives Kazakh Invite

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has been officially invited to visit the central Asian nation he mercilessly lampoons in his latest movie. BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN sees...

Borat Hit With Legal Action By German Gypsies

British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN has been hit with a lawsuit by a group representing German gypsies, who are calling for his new movie to be barred from cinemas. The European Centre Of Anti-Ziganism Research...

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