Borat returns to a screen near you – and Vice President Mike Pence’s name appears to be used in the title.
Actor Sacha Baron Cohen returns as the controversial character he featured in the 2006 film “Borat! American Cultural Insights for a Glorious Nation in Kazakhstan. “The original film, written and produced by Cohen, follows the title character, a Kazakh television personality, as he explores America.
Amazon plans to release the film before the 2020 presidential election.
The streaming giant confirmed Tuesday that it had acquired worldwide rights to the film. It allegedly reads: “Borat: Gift of the pornographic monkey to Vice Premier Mikhael Pence to aid the recently diminished nation of Kazakhstan.”
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Throughout the summer there have been steady reports of the project as it was secretly filmed during the pandemic.
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Cohen created the character of the fictional Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev in his series “Da Ali G Show”.
The 2006 film, directed by Larry Charles, grossed $ 262 million worldwide and was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 79th Academy Awards.
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Cohen won the 2007 Golden Globe Award for best actor in a musical or comedy.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.