You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Cohen to cut chops on ‘Sweeney Todd’

Sacha Baron Cohen has firmed plans to follow “Borat” with some barbering in “Sweeney Todd,” the screen version of the Stephen Sondheim musical Tim Burton will shoot for DreamWorks and Warner Bros. Cohen will play Signor Adolfo Pirelli, a barber who becomes the nemesis of Sweeney Todd. Todd’s the barber who teams with the murderess Mrs. Lovett (Helena Bonham Carter) to kill people, grind them up and use them in her meat pies. Cohen will be putting in only a couple weeks of work.

More Digital

  • VidAngel logo

    VidAngel Declares Bankruptcy To Put Copyright Fight on Hold

    Sacha Baron Cohen has firmed plans to follow “Borat” with some barbering in “Sweeney Todd,” the screen version of the Stephen Sondheim musical Tim Burton will shoot for DreamWorks and Warner Bros. Cohen will play Signor Adolfo Pirelli, a barber who becomes the nemesis of Sweeney Todd. Todd’s the barber who teams with the murderess […]

  • Ricky Gervais

    Ricky Gervais on New SiriusXM Talk Show: They 'Made Me an Offer I Couldn't Refuse'

    Sacha Baron Cohen has firmed plans to follow “Borat” with some barbering in “Sweeney Todd,” the screen version of the Stephen Sondheim musical Tim Burton will shoot for DreamWorks and Warner Bros. Cohen will play Signor Adolfo Pirelli, a barber who becomes the nemesis of Sweeney Todd. Todd’s the barber who teams with the murderess […]

  • PyeongChang Winter Olympics

    Discovery's Eurosport Pacts With Snapchat for 2018 Winter Olympics

    Sacha Baron Cohen has firmed plans to follow “Borat” with some barbering in “Sweeney Todd,” the screen version of the Stephen Sondheim musical Tim Burton will shoot for DreamWorks and Warner Bros. Cohen will play Signor Adolfo Pirelli, a barber who becomes the nemesis of Sweeney Todd. Todd’s the barber who teams with the murderess […]

  • Jonah Peretti

    BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti: Paywalls Are Bad for Democracy

    Sacha Baron Cohen has firmed plans to follow “Borat” with some barbering in “Sweeney Todd,” the screen version of the Stephen Sondheim musical Tim Burton will shoot for DreamWorks and Warner Bros. Cohen will play Signor Adolfo Pirelli, a barber who becomes the nemesis of Sweeney Todd. Todd’s the barber who teams with the murderess […]

  • Vivendi's Dominique Delport Announces 5 Million

    Mipcom: Vivendi's Dominique Delport Announces 5 Million Subs for Studio +

    Sacha Baron Cohen has firmed plans to follow “Borat” with some barbering in “Sweeney Todd,” the screen version of the Stephen Sondheim musical Tim Burton will shoot for DreamWorks and Warner Bros. Cohen will play Signor Adolfo Pirelli, a barber who becomes the nemesis of Sweeney Todd. Todd’s the barber who teams with the murderess […]

  • Facebook VP David Marcus

    Facebook VP David Marcus: A Small Number of Russian Accounts Used Messenger

    Sacha Baron Cohen has firmed plans to follow “Borat” with some barbering in “Sweeney Todd,” the screen version of the Stephen Sondheim musical Tim Burton will shoot for DreamWorks and Warner Bros. Cohen will play Signor Adolfo Pirelli, a barber who becomes the nemesis of Sweeney Todd. Todd’s the barber who teams with the murderess […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content