‘Borat’ star to play Saddam

Posted by Shazy on Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Actor Sacha Baron Cohen has signed-on to play Saddam Hussein in a film titled “The Dictator,” according to Paramount Pictures. The film will be directed by Larry Charles, who also directed “Bruno” and “Borat.” “The Dictator” is based on Saddam’s book “Zabibah and The King” and is set for release in 2012.