Earlier this week we were treated to an on-set snap of Sacha Baron Cohen in his new film
. Now, the first official image from the film has been released.
Unveiling Cohen in his full dictator get-up, it has the actor combining a comedy wig and beard with some cool comedy shades. Or wait, are they just cool?
has Cohen re-teaming with director Larry Charles, with whom he made both
It's not based on a character Cohen created for
The Ali G Show
, though, instead taking its cue from Saddam Hussein’s book
Zabibah And The King
The plot follows a dictator who risks his life to make sure that democracy never infects his country. Ben Kingsley and Anna Faris also star.
Check out the image below...
opens 11 May 2012.