See The New Trailer For Sacha Baron Cohen´s New Film ‘The Brothers Grimsby’
The Brothers Grimsby is an American comedy film directed by Louis Leterrier and written by Sacha Baron Cohen, Phil Johnston and Peter Baynham. The film stars Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Rebel Wilson, Isla Fisher, Annabelle Wallis, Penélope Cruz, and Ian McShane. The film is scheduled to be released on March 4, 2016, by Columbia Pictures.
In October 2013, Sacha Baron Cohen was spotted attending a football match between Grimsby Town and Cambridge United. Cohen who was dressed in a Grimsby shirt was also spotted talking with Town fans in a nearby pub after the game.It was later confirmed that he was scouting towns for a film and had also checked out Scunthorpe, Hull and Newcastle in order to find inspiration for his new role. On December 3, 2013, Louis Leterrier was set to direct. On April 24, 2014 Mark Strong joined the film to play a British black-ops spy and brother of Cohen’s character.On April 25, Annabelle Wallis joined the cast of the film.On June 11, Ian McShane, Gabourey Sidibe, David Harewood and Johnny Vegas joined the cast. On June 12, Baron Cohen’s wife Isla Fisher joined him in the film to play a female supporting role. On June 12, Rebel Wilson joined the cast and on July 9, Penélope Cruz joined the film’s cast.
On June 3, 2014 Sacha was spotted doing kicking practice to film some football scenes The principal photography of the film commenced on June 4, at North Weald railway station and around the Epping Forest area in Essex, England. The shooting will last for six weeks in UK and then move to South Africa.On July 3, comedian Eric Idle tweeted a photo from the set with Baron Cohen. On July 10–11, Cohen was filming Grimsby in Tilbury, which was turned into 1980s Grimsby. On July 14, Cohen and Strong were spotted filming some scenes for the film in the streets.A number of residents of Grimsby were angry with Cohen portraying their town as a rubbish-strewn, violent ghetto in which drunks urinate from windows and mothers hand children cans of beer in the street. On August 17, Baron Cohen and Wilson were spotted filming the kissing scene in Cape Town, South Africa