The fish out of water tale was shot on locations including Spain, Morocco, and New York City.
Sasha Baron Cohen plays Admiral General Aladeen, a North African despot who comes to New York ostensibly to give a speech at the United Nations only to find himself having to create a new life for himself in Brooklyn. Baron Cohen is supported by actors Anna Faris, Ben Kingsley, and John C. Reilly.
Larry Sher was the film’s cinematographer – a close friend of Technicolor’s and a rising-star amongst young directors of photography. Mr. Charles and Baron Cohen were intimately involved in the film’s finishing touches, including color-grading by Jill Bogdanowicz, from her suite at Technicolor Hollywood.
Technicolor Hollywood also assisted in the second unit pick-ups processing the dailies. Our Marketing Services did multiple domestic and international trailers which were produced by Shaylee Dunn and Edited by Carl McKay for Technicolor.