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12:45 PM, January 21st, 2011
Sacha Baron Cohen to Adapt Saddam Novel

Borat would approve: Sacha Baron Cohen is going to adapt Saddam Hussein’s novel, Zabibah and the King, for the big screen in 2012. Saddam’s novel tells the story of a dictator who”risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed,” according to the filmmakers.

Sacha Baron Cohen to Adapt Saddam Novel

Borat would approve: Sacha Baron Cohen is going to adapt Saddam Hussein’s novel, Zabibah and the King, for the big screen in 2012. Saddam’s novel tells the story of a dictator who”risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed,” according to the filmmakers.

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