Trump marketing campaign threatens to sue over portrayal in biopic ‘The Apprentice’ | EUROtoday

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

The Trump marketing campaign has threatened to sue the filmmakers of The Apprenticea biopic in regards to the former president’s early days as a New York City actual property developer, calling the film a “pure fiction.”

“We will be filing a lawsuit to address the blatantly false assertions from these pretend filmmakers,” Trump marketing campaign chief spokesperson Steven Cheung mentioned in an announcement to Variety.

“This garbage is pure fiction which sensationalizes lies that have been long debunked. As with the illegal Biden Trials, this is election interference by Hollywood elites, who know that President Trump will retake the White House and beat their candidate of choice because nothing they have done has worked.”

The movie, directed by Ali Abbasi, options Sebastian Stan taking part in a younger Donald Trump as he rises by means of the enterprise world.

The story facilities on his relationships together with his first spouse, Ivana Trump, and the lawyer and fixer Roy Cohn, performed by Succession’s Jeremy Strong.

The Independent has contacted the producers of The Apprentice movie for remark.

The biopic reportedly accommodates a wide range of unflattering scenes involving Mr Trump, that includes him utilizing medication and getting beauty surgical procedure.

Most controversially, in line with Varietythe movie reveals Mr Trump raping Ms Trump.

(In a 1989 divorse deposition, Ms Trump accused Mr Trump of raping her, however she later disavowed the allegation.)

The Trump marketing campaign aren’t the one ones upset on the movie’s content material.

Dan Snyder, the previous proprietor of the Washington Commanders, reportedly invested within the movie by way of the corporate Kinematics however later took problem with its portrayal of Mr Trump, a private affiliate and recipient of assorted marketing campaign donations.

The Apprentice premiered publically on Monday on the Cannes Film Festival in France.

The movie reportedly acquired an eight-minute ovation.

Mr Abbasi, the director, instructed the viewers that he hoped his movie could be “relevant” to the instances.

“There is no nice metaphorical way to deal with the rising wave of fascism. There’s only the messy way. There’s only the the banal way,” he mentioned.

“There’s only the way of dealing with this wave on its own terms, at its own level and it’s not going to be pretty, but I think the problem with the world is that the good people have been quiet for too long. So, I think it’s time to make movies relevant. It’s time to make movies political again.”