Sacha Baron Cohen Working with a Couple of Klowns for ‘The Lesbian’

By  · Published on May 9th, 2013

Klown from Casper Christensen and Frank Hvam is a special kind of demented. It’s the kind of comedy that could make perverts clutch their pearls in disgust, so it’s not surprising that it caught the eye of Sacha Baron Cohen. According to Variety, Borat himself traveled to Denmark to secure the pair’s commitment to his new project at Paramount.

They agreed, so before they develop a sequel to their hit, they’ll be writing the script for The Lesbian, a story born from the real-world oddity where a Chinese billionaire offered $65m to any man who could successfully marry his lesbian daughter.

Joyously bizarre. Two Danes are writing a head-scratcher inspired by a wealthy man from Hong Kong for a British actor who rose to fame playing a fake Kazakhstani. It’s “The Taming of the Shrew” for our global, modern times. Shakespeare would love this.

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