Borat to play Saddam

Sacha Baron Cohen, the comedic genius behind Ali G, Borat, and Bruno, is slated to play his latest character in 2012, and it will surprise some: Saddam Hussein.  The Dictator is a comedic film adaptation of a book thought to be wrote by Hussein himself, and considering how well Cohen pulled off the Borat look, Saddam Hussein isn’t much more of a stretch.

For those who had heard that Baron Cohen would be playing Freddy Mercury at some point, apparently that’s still a thing, but it’s unclear whether the Queen movie is going to be coming out before or after the Saddam movie.  Either way, they’re both bound to be worth the price of admission.