'Brüno' and 'Borat' star set to play station inspector in children's book adaptation
Brüno and Borat creator Sacha Baron Cohen is reportedly set for two major Hollywood roles
, it has been revealed.
The first, according to Deadline.com, will be playing a station inspector in Martin Scorsese‘s next film, an adaptation of the children’s book The Invention of Hugh Cabret, about a 12-year-old boy who lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris.
British actor Asa Butterfield (The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas) will play the role of the boy, while Kick-Ass star Chloe Moretz will play an eccentric girl who runs a small toy booth in the train station.
According to Bloody-Disgusting.com Baron Cohen is up against Flight Of The Conchords star Jemaine Clement for the role of the character Yaz in the forthcoming new Men In Black film. The film is expected to be released in 2011.