Sacha Baron Cohen's 'The Dictator': See the first official photo!
Paramount has released the first official photo of Sacha Baron Cohen in costume as the title character of The Dictator (coming May 2012), his upcoming spoof about a deposed foreign despot. Baron Cohen — of Brüno fame and Borat infamy — will also play a goat-herder in the movie, which reteams him with director Larry Charles. Check out the full image below:
We’re getting a definite Gaddafi vibe, what with the unruly hair and Sgt. Pepper jacket. Plus, Baron Cohen’s stone-faced glare promises more of the comedian’s trademark deadpan antics. And the sunglasses… are those a plot clue? Could he be headed for the wilds of Los Angeles, perhaps? We’ll just have to wait and see. What do you make of it?