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Isabelle Allen appears as young Cosette on the official poster for the 2012 film Les Miserables. / The students appear on the barricade in a scene from the 2012 movie Les Miserables.
09/26/2012
Check out a sneak peek of scenes from 'Les Miserables' and short interviews with the actors, including Anne Hathaway.
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06/01/2012
Anne Hathaway appears in a still from the 2012 film, Les Miserables. - Provided courtesy of none / Universal Pictures 'Les Miserables,' starring Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman, is slated for release on Dec. 25, 2012.
05/16/2012
Sacha Baron Cohen, in character as Admiral General Aladeen, his character in the movie The Dictator, and Italian model Elisabetta Canalis are pictured on a luxury yacht at Hotel Du Cap during the 65th Cannes Film Festival ion May 16, 2012. - Provided courtesy of Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images

Elisabetta Canalis, an Italian model, former 'Dancing With The Stars' contestant and ex-girlfriend of George Clooney, showed off her bikini body as she cozied up to the "Dictator" himself, General Aladeen, played by Sacha Baron Cohen, on a yacht at the Cannes Film Festival in France on May 16, 2012.

Check out photos of the two.

05/11/2012
Sacha Baron Cohen talks to reporters at the premiere of The Dictator in London on May 10, 2012. - Provided courtesy of Paramount Pictures

Sacha Baron Cohen made his usual grand entrance at the world premiere his new film, "The Dictator," arriving in a clamped Lamborghini on top of a flatbed truck.

Cohen, who appeared in character as General Aldeen, explained that he refused to pay the clamp charges. He was flanked by female bodyguards and wielded a gold pistol (See photos from the premiere).

05/11/2012
Sacha Baron Cohen talks to reporters at the premiere of The Dictator in London on May 10, 2012. - Provided courtesy of none / Paramount Pictures Sacha Baron Cohen talks to reporters as General Aladeen at the premiere for 'The Dictator' in London on May 10.
05/11/2012
Sacha Baron Cohen arrives at the premiere of The Dictator in London on May 10, 2012. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Sacha Baron Cohen gives a speech as General Aladeen at the premiere for 'The Dictator' in London on May 10.
02/24/2012
Sacha Baron Cohen appears on the Today Show as his character from the 2012 film The Dictator. - Provided courtesy of NBC / YouTube

Sacha Baron Cohen will be attending the 84th annual Academy Awards as "The Dictator" after all, Oscar producer Brian Grazer confirmed on Friday.

"We're thrilled to have him and he'll be on the red carpet dressed as 'The Dictator'," Grazer told Extra.

02/23/2012
Sacha Baron Cohen appears in a promotional photo for the 2012 film The Dictator - Provided courtesy of Paramount Pictures

Sacha Baron Cohen has no qualms about promoting his films by crashing award shows in character, but the Academy has asked the actor to refrain from bringing "The Dictator" to Oscar Sunday.

The Academy said that Cohen, who appeared in the Best Picture nominee "Hugo," is not banned from the awards show but that it would be "inappropriate" for him to promore his movie.

12/14/2011
Sacha Baron Cohen appears in a promotional photo for the 2012 film The Dictator - Provided courtesy of Paramount Pictures

The first trailer for Sacha Baron Cohen's new film "The Dictator" hit the Web on Wednesday and included a jab at the Kardashian sisters.

"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.

11/23/2011
Martin Scorsese talks about Hugo in an interview provided by Paramount Pictures. - Provided courtesy of none / Paramount Pictures Martin Scorsese talks about his impetus for making 'Hugo' which hits theaters on November 23.
11/23/2011
Chloe Grace Moretz and Asa Butterfield appear in a still from Hugo. - Provided courtesy of none / Paramount Pictures Chloe Grace Moretz and Asa Butterfield star in Martin Scorsese's 'Hugo' which hits theaters on November 23.
06/09/2011
Sacha Baron Cohen appears in a promotional photo for the 2012 film The Dictator - Provided courtesy of Paramount Pictures

The first image of Sacha Baron Cohen's new film "The Dictator" hit the Web on Thursday depicting the comedian decked out in full military regalia.

The film 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.

01/21/2011
Sacha Baron Cohen appears in a promotional photo for the 2006 movie Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan. - Provided courtesy of 20th Century Fox

Sacha Baron Cohen, known for his zany and often offensive characters Borat and Bruno, is set to play Saddam Hussein in the comedy film "The Dictator."

The film "tells the heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed," Paramount Pictures said in a statement.

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