The Dictator is currently in production stage in New York. It also features Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, Ben Kingsley and Jason Mantzoukas in the ensemble cast. The movie is directed by Larry Charles, which is directed by Paramount Pictures.
The movie is said to be inspired by Iraqi novel Zabibah and the King, which was written by Saddam Hussein. It is about a ruthless dictator, who changes the perspective of a store owner on dictatorship in the US.