Tango tanned comedy combover king Donald Trump is to have a film made about him….or at least about when he was a younger man. And announcing the casting the filmmakers have announced that Golden Globe and Emmy nominated Sebastian Stan IS Donald Trump! Stan has been busy having played various real-life figures including Tommy Lee in the “Pam & Tommy” mini-series, Jeff Gilooly in “I, Tonya,” and Robinhood Markets CEO Vladimir Tenev in “Dumb Money”
The cast also includes “Succession” Emmy winner Jeremy Strong as Roy Cohn and “Borat 2” and “Bodies Bodies Bodies” actor Maria Bakalova as Ivana Trump. in a film that will be titled, ‘The Apprentice’. Gabriel Sherman, author of “The Loudest Voice in the Room: How the Brilliant, Bombastic Roger Ailes Built Fox News – and Divided a Country,” will write the film about Trump and the film will focus on Trump as he builds his real estate business in New York City in the 1970s and ’80s. Report describe the film as a mentor-protégé narrative that documents the start of an American dynasty and tackles themes including power, corruption and deception – something that Trump is now having to face up to with a litany of court cases including his current case where he is standing trial in New York for fraud. Although currently under multiple indictments in multiple cases, the twice impeached Trump’s eyeing a return to the Oval Office as the current Republican frontrunner for 2024.
Iranian filmmaker Ali Abbasi (“Holy Spider”) will direct and principal photography has just started. Insiders have said that the film will be an exploration of power and ambition, set in a world of corruption and deceit, and The Apprentice will examine Trump’s efforts to build his real estate business in New York but will also dig into his relationship with infamous attorney Roy Cohn…..but nonetheless Sebastian Stan IS Donald Trump
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