Articles Tagged 'Sacha Baron Cohen'

SiriusXM’s ‘Entertainment Weekly Radio Special’ with Sacha Baron Cohen

Why Sacha Baron Cohen Dropped Out of Freddie Mercury Biopic

Sacha Baron Cohen was signed on to portray the late Freddie Mercury in a Queen biopic, but in 2013 he dropped out of the project. The surviving Queen members weren’t keen on the actor’s vision. Baron Cohen saw the picture as an R-rated retelling of their story, tapping into the wild side of rock and […]

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15 Brit-Centric Movies We’re Looking Forward to in 2015

2014 was a pretty good year for British stars at the box office, from James McAvoy and Patrick Stewart in X-Men, to Rosamund Pike in Gone Girl, to Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley in The Imitation Game. But that’s all nothing compared to 2015, with the coming year seeing a veritable explosion of Brit talent in some of the biggest […]

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Top 10 U.K. Viral Videos of 2013: Celebrities Letting Loose

You’ve watched them, shared them, and probably GIF’d them all, but in case you missed some of the best celebrity moments of the year, or just want to watch them again and again, here’s a comprehensive list of our personal favorites for your viewing pleasure. Some are Brits on American TV, others are Americans showing […]

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10 Must-See Moments From the 2013 Britannia Awards

The Britannia Awards were held last night in Los Angeles, and we live-tweeted them. Host Rob Brydon quipped that the event was like an “Iraqi election” in that “everyone knows they’ve won before the evening started.” Perhaps that helped contribute to the relaxed atmosphere. Part Kennedy Center Honors, part Golden Globes-like soirée, and part celebrity […]

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Follow @Anglophenia for Live Britannia Awards Coverage

Tonight, grab a cold beverage and join us on Twitter for our live coverage of the BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards. Our tweets will beginning with the red carpet starting at 5:30 pm PT (8:30 pm ET). Prepare yourself for a night of unparalleled starpower and surprises. (The awards themselves will air on BBC […]

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Brit Binge Watching: Five Sacha Baron Cohen Films You Can View Online

At one point, comedic-actor Sacha Baron Cohen was banned from high profile events because of his brash antics and pranks. But, this time around, he is an honoree at the Britannia Awards, taking place on Saturday, November 9 (airing on BBC AMERICA on Sunday, November 10 at 9/8c). We’ll be interested to hear Cohen’s speech when […]

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Queen Wants Ben Whishaw To Play Freddie Mercury

Hands up who thought the Freddie Mercury movie was doomed from the moment Sacha Baron Cohen walked out? And for those of you with your hands up, how many of you assumed he was the only performer with the precise skillset required to play one of the most singular – in the sense of being […]

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Brits with Birthdays: Dan Stevens’ Baby Blues Turn 31

Dan Stevens, the blue-eyed British heartthrob whose departure from Downton Abbey at the end of last season left many fans feeling bereft, turns 31 this Thursday, Oct. 10. The actor, who played likable Matthew Crawley on the popular period drama, quit the show after the third season when his contract ended. He has since moved to the […]

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