After last seeing the character during his Academy Award ash-spilling incident, we’ve got a new glimpse at Sacha Baron Cohen‘s The Dictator. The first trailer gave almost no hint at what our character goes through, only that the leader comes to America. But now this French trailer reveals some sort of plotline.
We get our first look at Anna Faris, who befriends Cohen’s character after his beard gets cut off and he must begin acclimating with this culture. While directed by Borat and Bruno helmer Larry Charles, this film loses that mockumentary style, but one can tell how they are still clearly hitting the same buttons here. Check it out below via First Showing for the film also starring Ben Kingsley, Megan Fox, John C. Reilly and J.B. Smoove.
The Dictator hits theaters May 11th, 2012.
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