Megan Fox to make a cameo in Sacha Baron Cohen's 'The Dictator'
Megan Fox is set to make a cameo in Sacha Baron Cohen's new comedy "The Dictator," according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The film stars Baron Cohen and is currently in production in New York and there were no further details about Fox's role.
"The Dictator" is set to hit theaters worldwide on May 11, 2012 and tells the story of "a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed," the studio said in a statement earlier this year.
It is reportedly inspired by the novel "Zabibah and The King" by Saddam Hussein, who was executed in 2006 in Iraq after being found guilty of crimes against humanity. The book tells of an Iraqi ruler who marries a villager against her will and even rapes her, which is supposed to be symbolic of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in the early 1990s.
The movie is directed by Larry Charles, director of Baron Cohen's previous movies "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan" and "Bruno."
Other stars set to appear in the film include John C. Reilly, Anna Faris and Ben Kingsley. Reilly and Baron Cohen co-starred together in "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby."
The first image of Baron Cohen in the film was released earlier this month and featured the star decked out in full military regalia.
Fox recently made headlines when Michael Bay revealed in an interview that Steven Spielberg suggested that the actress be fired from "Transformers 3" after Fox referred to Bay as "Hitler" in a 2009 interview.
The actress last appeared opposite Mickey Rourke and Bill Murray in the 2010 film "Passion Play."