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Will He Steal the Movie?

Last week, the Shmooze reported that funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen has decided to retire his Ali G and Borat alter egos. This week, we’ve learned that the comic is preparing to add a new prankster to his repertoire. Baron Cohen has reportedly signed on to play the part of mischief-maker Abbie Hoffman in Steven Spielberg’s “The Trial of the Chicago Seven.”

Sacha Baron Cohen is to play Abbie Hoffman

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