Watch the trailer for Seth Rogen’s “Hilarity For Charity” benefit set to premiere on April 6
A few weeks back, Netflix announced a partnership with Seth Rogen’s for his annual Hilarity for Charity benefit. HFC is… MORE Watch the trailer for Seth Rogen’s “Hilarity For Charity” benefit set to premiere on April 6 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Sacha Baron Cohen to Produce and Star in ‘Mandrake the Magician’
Sacha Baron Cohen is adapting a comic strip from 1934 for the big screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Cohen will produce and star in a movie adaptation of the comic strip Mandrake the Magician, and Etan Cohen (Tropic Thunder writer, Get Hard co-writer/director) has signed on to direct. Ther... [Read More]
Bono on ISIS, “I’m suggesting that the Senate send in Amy Schumer, Chris Rock, and Sacha Baron Cohen”
“Don’t laugh, I think comedy should be deployed…It’s like, you speak violence, you speak their language. But you laugh at them, when they’re goose-stepping down the street, and it takes away their power. So, I’m suggesting that the Senate send in Amy Schumer, and... [Read More]
Sacha Baron Cohen appears on The Daily Show dressed as a cowboy
Sacha Baron Cohen describes the inspiration for his latest character and talks about the social message behind his movie The Brothers Grimsby on last night’s episode of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. The Brothers Grimsby hits theaters March 11. Sacha Baron Cohen appears on The Daily Show dre... [Read More]
Sacha Baron Cohen Interviews Strangers About Sacha Baron Cohen
Here’s a segment from Sacha Baron Cohen’s appearance on last night’s Conan, where he heads out to the streets to ask strangers what they think about that Sacha Baron Cohen guy. Thankfully he doesn’t seem to mind being called crass, an asshole, and “I’m not real fa... [Read More]
Here’s the Trailer for Sacha Baron Cohen’s Spy Comedy ‘The Brothers Grimsby’
Sacha Baron Cohen returns to the big screen next month in his new spy comedy The Brothers Grimsby, and the first trailer was released today. In addition to the trailer, Cohen shared an exclusive clip from the movie during last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, but ABC deemed it “unacceptable fo... [Read More]
Sacha Baron Cohen brings back Borat to promote new Sacha Baron Cohen movie, “The Brothers Grimsby,” on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Things I didn't think I would see after 10 years. My wife. Excuse me: "My wife!" Sacha Baron Cohen resurrected his popular Borat character to make a surprise appearance on Wednesday night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, only so he could introduce Cohen's next movie, a spy parody called The Brothers Grimsby. Th... [Read More]
Revisiting ‘Borat’: Tired Collection of Catchphrases or Groundbreaking Comedy?
“Wildly funny. Its best jokes approach some savage, atavistic core of cultural taboo and make the viewer wonder: Is it really possible to laugh at this? But by the time you formulate that question, it’s too late: You’re already laughing.” – Dana Stevens, Slate, November... [Read More]
Amazon Orders Comedy Pilot from Bob Nelson and Sacha Baron Cohen
by Megh Wright Nebraska writer Bob Nelson has a new coming-of-age comedy in the works at Amazon. According to Deadline, the streaming network has ordered a single-cam half-hour comedy called Highston from Nelson and produced by Sacha Baron Cohen, with Little Miss Sunshine duo Jonathan Dayton and Val... [Read More]
Bob Nelson and Sacha Baron Cohen get an order from Amazon for comedy pilot
After earning an Oscar nomination for his first screenplay, Nebraska, at age 57, the writer-performer has landed his first pilot order. The single-camera project, which is casting, centers on Highston Liggetts, a kind 19-year-old and perched on the edge of adulthood. When he encounters a world he do... [Read More]