Alleged ?funny man? and renowned one-trick pony Sacha Baron Cohen is thought to be the only man on earth laughing as it is announced he has signed an exclusive three-year ?development? deal with Paramount Studios.
It is believed the ?developing? will involve churning-out yet more identikit cinematic ennui-fests destined to leave laughter-enthusiasts stony-faced and mildly depressed.
Announcing the deal, Paramount CEO Brad Grey described Baron Cohen as ?the rare global comedy star? which we take to mean:??He has the rare ability of being found desperately unamusing the world over, yet somehow makes sheds of money for film studios. Good toimes, as that other comedy genius Justin Lee Collins would say. But not to his ex-girlfriend. He definitely has nothing to say to her. And never has.?