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Netflix Nabs Global Rights to Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7

Netflix nabs global rights to Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7 Netflix has successfully closed the deal for the worldwide distribution rights to Oscar-winning filmmaker Aaron Sorkin’s timely drama film The Trial of the Chicago 7. According to Deadline, the deal between the streamer and producers Cross Creek is reportedly worth more than $50 million. The release date hasn’t been announced yet but it is expected to debut sometime before November just in time for the awards season. REL...
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UPDATE: Aaron Sorkin’s ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ Officially Heading to Netflix

Aaron Sorkin‘s upcoming drama The Trial of the Chicago 7 was meant to be released in theaters this fall by Paramount Pictures. The studio had slated the movie for a limited release on September 25 followed by a wide release on October 16. However, Netflix is now negotiating to acquire the global rights to the movie from Cross Creek Pictures, which would give the streaming service another awards contender. UPDATE: Deadline reports Netflix has officially picked up global distribution rights for t...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Aaron-Sorkin, Chicago, Netflix, Eddie Redmayne, Mark Rylance, Vietnam, Paramount Pictures, Civil rights movement, David Fincher, Michael Keaton, Sacha-Baron-Cohen, True Story, National Guard, Tyler Thompson


Right-wing group believes Sacha Baron Cohen was behind prank

A crowd of people gathered in downtown Olympia on Saturday in front of a stage near the Washington State Capitol. They were there for "March For Our Rights 3," a rally bringing together far-right groups to demonstrate against safety regulations instituted during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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A right-wing group got pranked at a rally, and they believe Sacha Baron Cohen is behind it

A crowd of people gathered in downtown Olympia on Saturday in front of a stage near the Washington State Capitol. They were there for "March For Our Rights 3," a rally bringing together far-right groups to demonstrate against safety regulations instituted during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Right-wing group says Sacha Baron Cohen pranked them at rally

A crowd of people gathered in downtown Olympia on Saturday in front of a stage near the Washington State Capitol. They were there for "March For Our Rights 3," a rally bringing together far-right groups to demonstrate against safety regulations instituted during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Sacha Baron Cohen’s Latest Prank Involved Crashing an Alt-Right Rally For a Racist Singalong

It looks like Sacha Baron Cohen is at it again. The notorious provocateur and satirist, who has built up a reputation for pranking real people while in disguise for his projects, has apparently staged his latest prank at an alt-right rally. Baron Cohen reportedly crashed a rally for the far-right militia group known as the Washington Three Percenters, leading the rally in a racist singalong before he nearly caused a riot and was chased out by the crowd. The Washington state news outlet The O...
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Sure Looks Like Sacha Baron Cohen Got A Right-Wing Rally To Do A Racist Sing-Along

The comedian and prankster Sacha Baron Cohen appears to have duped a right-wing group this weekend, leading to a racist sing-along that got some in the crowd chanting lines such as “sushi eaters, what’re we gonna do? Inject them with the Wuhan flu.” Backed by a five-piece band, a man in lumpy overalls and a European accent goaded the Olympia, WA crowd into a call-and-response number. Witnesses suggested the man was Cohen. “Journalists, what’re we gonna do? Chop ’em up like the Saudis do!” he ...
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Sacha Baron Cohen's Newest Prank Is Totally Toothless

By Cedric Voets  Published: June 29th, 2020 
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Sacha Baron Cohen Pranks Right-Wing Rally With Racist Singalong

The comedian disguised himself and led some members of the crowd to sing about injecting liberals with the "Wuhan flu."
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Sacha Baron Cohen Pranks Right-Wing Rally Into Racist Singalong

The comedian disguised himself and led some members of the crowd to sing about injecting liberals with the "Wuhan flu."
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Did Sacha Baron Cohen prank a conservative rally with a racist singalong?

A performer alleged to be Sacha Baron Cohen took the stage Saturday at a conservative rally, urging the crowd to sing a song with racist lyrics.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Disguised Sacha Baron Cohen Crashes Far-Right Rally With “Inject Obama With The Wuhan Flu” Sing-Along

Sacha Baron Cohen is at it again. The prankster crashed a far-right rally in Olympia, Washington over the weekend to sing a song about injecting liberals, Obama, Fauci, the World Health Organization, CNN, mask-wearers, and more with the "Wuhan flu." As The Daily Beast reports, event organizers say that Baron Cohen first pretended … More »
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Sacha Baron Cohen Pranks Conservative Rally Into Singing Racist Lyrics

Sacha Baron Cohen has pulled off his latest prank. Variety can confirm the comedian and star of the political satire show “Who Is America?” infiltrated a conservative rally in Washington on Saturday, making his way on stage and getting some people in the crowd to sing racist lyrics about President Obama, Hillary Clinton, Dr. Anthony […]
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Aaron Sorkin’s ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ May Be Heading to Netflix

Aaron Sorkin‘s upcoming drama The Trial of the Chicago 7 was meant to be released in theaters this fall by Paramount Pictures. The studio had slated the movie for a limited release on September 25 followed by a wide release on October 16. However, Netflix is now negotiating to acuire the global rights to the movie from Cross Creek Pictures, which would give the streaming service another awards contender. Variety has news on Netflix trying to grab the global rights to The Trial of the Chicago ...
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The Trial of the Chicago 7: Netflix Eyes Global Rights to Aaron Sorkin Film

The Trial of the Chicago 7: Netflix eyes global rights to Aaron Sorkin’s timely drama According to Variety, Netflix is currently in negotiations to acquire the worldwide distribution rights to Oscar-winning filmmaker Aaron Sorkin’s timely drama film The Trial of the Chicago 7. Last year, Paramount Pictures was attached to the project and had previously set the film for a limited release on September 25, 2020, and for a wide theatrical release on October 2, 2020. It remains unclear why Paramo...
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There has never been a better time to quit Facebook (FB)

I quit Facebook in December 2019. I don't miss it, and I know I'm better off without it. You probably are, too. Facebook refuses to police information on its own vast network, despite being the largest media company in the world. Recently, CEO Mark Zuckerberg defended Facebook's decision to allow a Tump post that Twitter hid with a disclaimer for "glorifying violence." Employees have protested in unprecedented numbers, and some have quit. If you care about quelling the spread of misinformation...
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Hidden Away review - makes a rich, heavy meal of a biopic of feral Italian painter

This account of the tough, troubled life of naive artist Antonio Liguabue boasts a committed performance from actor Elio GermanoGeorgio Diritti has directed a lovely-looking and fervent film about the life of the 20th-century naive artist Antonio Ligabue, who suffered poverty and mental illness throughout his life but whose fierce, primitive, impassioned studies and sculptures of animals and human portraits made him celebrated in his own day as an authentic unschooled genius, and an object of cu...
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‘The Curse’: Nathan Fielder Teams with ‘Uncut Gems’ Directors for Showtime Comedy Series

In the wake of last year’s anxiety-inducing, Adam Sandler gambling thriller Uncut Gems and their short film Goldman v Silverman, co-writers/directors Josh and Benny Safdie (aka the Safdie Brothers) still haven’t officially lined up their next movie. But a new report says the directing duo will soon head to television, because they’re teaming up with Nathan For You‘s Nathan Fielder for a new half-hour Showtime comedy called The Curse. Get the details below. According to Deadline, Showtime has...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Casting, America, Showtime, Kaitlin Olson, Christopher Walken, Goldman, Sacha Baron Cohen, Adam Sandler, Hgtv, Josh, Will Forte, Benny, Silverman


‘Clue’ Remake with Ryan Reynolds Now in the Hands of ‘The Muppets’ Director James Bobin

It’s been two years since we heard Ryan Reynolds was producing a new adaptation of the classic murder mystery board game Clue from Deadpool writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Since then, Jason Bateman boarded the project as director, but unfortunately, his commitment to the Netflix series Ozark will keep him from following through. Now the project set up at the newly branded 20th Century Studios has brought on a new filmmaker from Disney’s neck of the woods: The Muppets director James Bobin....
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As Sacha Baron Cohen Criticizes Zuckerberg, Elon Musk Tweets "#DeleteFacebook'

It all began when Sacha Baron Cohen shared a picture of Mark Zuckerberg as a Roman Emperor along with some scathing commentary, reports TechCrunch: He tweeted in frustration, "We don't let 1 person control the water for 2.5 billion people. We don't let 1 person control electricity for 2.5 billion people. Why do we let 1 man control the information seen by 2.5 billion people? Facebook needs to be regulated by governments, not ruled by an emperor! Soon after, Tesla founder Elon Musk responded to...
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Elon Musk took another shot at Mark Zuckerberg by calling Facebook 'lame' and saying people should delete it

Elon Musk said on February 8 that Facebook is lame and people should delete it. Musk has said that Facebook unsettles him. The Facebook accounts for Tesla and SpaceX, the two companies for which Musk serves as CEO, were deleted in 2018. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Elon Musk still dislikes Facebook, according to a tweet the Tesla and SpaceX CEO published on February 8. "#DeleteFacebook It's lame," Musk said in response to a tweet from Sacha Baron Cohen calling for incre...
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Elon Musk tweets out #DeleteFacebook, adding simply, “it’s lame”

Facebook receives plenty of pointed criticism, including for refusing to police political speech on Facebook, its seemingly endless string of privacy breaches, and its apparent coziness of late with the Trump administration, among other things. One of the platform’s most prominent critics, somewhat unexpectedly, has become comic, writer, and actor Sacha Baron Cohen. Indeed, his powerful speech to the Anti-Defamation League in November, characterizing Facebook as the “greatest propaganda machine ...
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Elon Musk tweets out #DeleteFacebook, saying “it’s lame”

Facebook receives plenty of pointed criticism from numerous corners, including for refusing to police political speech on Facebook, its seemingly endless string of privacy breaches and its apparent coziness with the Trump administration. One of the platform’s most prominent critics, somewhat unexpectedly, is comic, writer and actor Sacha Baron Cohen. Indeed, his powerful speech to the Anti-Defamation League in November, characterizing Facebook as the “greatest propaganda machine in history,” qui...
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Comics stand up for LA City Council’s Black History Month recognition

By ERIC HEINZ, City News Service A trio of big-name comics — Eddie Griffin, Tiffany Haddish and Luenell Campbell — were honored by the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday, Feb. 4 to mark the beginning of Black History Month. Councilmen Herb Wesson, Marqueece Harris-Dawson and Curren Price welcomed the comedians, who have filled stadiums and theaters and made their mark on television and film. Councilman Herb Wesson celebrates Black History Month by honoring black comedians before kicking off...
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11 Heartfelt Quotes About Parenthood From Isla Fisher

The actor and her husband, Sacha Baron Cohen, have three children.
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Sacha Baron Cohen tells Mark Zuckerberg 'history will judge you harshly — if we still have historians after you help destroy democracy' (FB)

Sacha Baron Cohen attacked Mark Zuckerberg on Twitter, criticizing the Facebook CEO's work to "destroy democracy." This latest critique was based on a recent Guardian report analyzing a year's worth of the Trump campaign's Facebook ads.  Cohen has previously slammed Zuckerberg, calling big tech "the greatest propaganda machine in history." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Actor and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen hasn't given up on publicly attacking Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerbe...
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Mary Louise Kelly's interaction with Mike Pompeo was like satire. If only it was | Francine Prose

The character flaws of the secretary of state would be grotesquely hilarious – if all our futures were not at stakeBefore celebrities and their publicists figured out that a goofy, faux-homeboy named Ali G was actually the smart, edgy comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, a succession of political and cultural figures – Newt Gingrich, C Everett Koop, James Baker, Gore Vidal, EPA chief Christine Todd Whitman, among others – agreed to sit for televised interviews with the “rapper.” Almost always, Ali G’s ca...
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