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Sacha tackles spy action comedy next

Writer: Erny Suzira


The main cast of "Grimsby", Mark Strong (Left) and Sacha Baron Cohen (Right).

10 Jun – The king of controversial comedy is at it again, as this time Sacha Baron Cohen will be taking on a spy-action comedy film entitled "Grimsby".

"Grimsby" will star the villain of "Sherlock Holmes", Mark Strong with Sacha Baron Cohen as the main cast.

The film is to be directed by director of "Now You See Me", Louis Leterrier with a script written by Sacha Baron Cohen alongside his usual collaborators Phil Johnston and Peter Baynham.


The additional cast for "Grimsby", (L-R) David Harewood, Ian McShane, Gabourey Sidibe and Johnny Vegas.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the story of the film centres on a British Spy played by Mark Strong, who has to go on the run and is forced to team up with his idiotic English football hooligan brother, played by Baron Cohen.

The film will also be joined by actors Ian McShane from "Hercules", David Harewood from "Homeland", Gabourey Sidibe from "Precious" and the English comedian Johnny Vegas.

Currently, the roles for the new cast are kept unknown. The film is set for a July 31, 2015 theatrical release in America.

Cinema Online, 10 June 2014

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