Sacha Baron Cohen is reviving his hit comedy character Ali G for US TV.
Ali G: Rezurection will screen on Fox network’s FXX comedy channel, The Guardian reported.
The 42-year-old actor and comedian will record his first new material as Ali G in a decade, for a series of introductions that will precede old episodes of Da Ali G Show on the US channel.
Sacha rose to fame as the wannabe gangster from Staines, a character he created for political satire The 11 O’Clock Show in 1998, before getting his own TV series and a feature film.
Six years ago Sacha announced he was officially ‘retiring’ Ali – real name Alistair Leslie Graham – along with another of his characters Kazakhstani reporter Borat.
He described the farewell as ‘upsetting, but the success has been great and better than anything I could have dreamed of’.
However Ali G made a surprise appearance at last year’s British comedy awards to accept Sacha’s lifetime achievement award.