The Devil’s Double

News Roundup: Dominic Cooper Chased By Littering Thugs, Adele’s Country Ambitions, and ‘Sherlock’ Returns in 2012

He may play the empirically evil son of Saddam Hussein (and his doppelgänger) in the film The Devil’s Double, but actor Dominic Cooper is no baddie in real life. In fact, he’s so civic-minded that, as a firm opponent of …

WATCH: Dominic Cooper, Already an Oscar Frontrunner, Talks ‘Devil’s Double’

British actor Dominic Cooper isn’t exactly a household name but his new film The Devil’s Double – out today (Friday) – has the potential to transform him into a recognizable star.

Dominic Cooper Carries ‘The Devil’s Double’ Solo

Today’s riddle: How can Dominic Cooper appear in three roles in two movies in one month?

WATCH: ‘The Devil’s Double’ Trailer, Starring Dominic Cooper

In The Devil’s Double, English actor Dominic Cooper (An Education, Tamara Drewe) takes on his most powerful and darkest role yet as Saddam Hussein‘s evil son Uday. He also portrays his assigned body double Latif Yahia.