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About the Project
Sacha Baron Cohen stars as Aladeen, the tyrannical ruler of a fictional oil-rich North African nation. The film also features appearances by Ben Kingsley, Anna Faris, John C. Reilly, Megan Fox and Fred Armisen.

Did you know?
– Sacha Baron Cohen dressed in character as Aladeen at the Academy Awards. While walking the red carpet, he spilled the contents of an urn that he claimed contained the ashes of deceased North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il on Ryan Seacrest. Cohen was then banned from attending the ceremony and any further events for the evening.
– The ‘Arabic’ language that Aladeen and Nadal spoke in the scene shot in the helicopter was actually Hebrew.
– Sacha Baron Cohen was born in Hammersmith, London. In addition to Aladeen, he is well known for his other characters Ali G, Brüno, and Borat. Wow Wow Wee Wow! Very Nice!

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