Baron Cohen's credits include "Da Ali G Show", which received six Emmy Award nominations and two BAFTA awards during its four-year run. It apparently debuts Sunday, July 15, and apparently will be titled Who Is America?
A teaser for the show, unveiled last night, shows a clip in which he gives former Vice President Dick Cheney a waterboarding kit to sign... which he duly does.
Cheney, who was openly in favor of the US military using torture methods including waterboarding against captured terrorist suspects during his tenure, clearly still hasn't changed his views on the act which is a human rights abuse and punishable by global law. "That's the first time I've ever signed a waterboard".More news: Billy Dee Williams Returning as Lando Calrissian in Star Wars: Episode IX
Stan says it will "explore the diverse individuals, from the infamous to the unknown across the political and cultural spectrum, who populate the unique nation".
"Imagine if Sacha Baron Cohen had been undercover secretly filming a new show for a year", the teaser's text reads, before flashing a quick montage of very Cohen-y images like a fake mustache, a naked butt and President Obama dressed as a Sunni cleric.
In the clip, Cohen's voice is heard asking Cheney, "Is it possible for you to sign my waterboard kit?"
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Baron Cohen is also said to be attached to a project called Greed, about the lavish lifestyles of the super rich.More news: England can win World Cup, says Liverpool legend Rush