Michael Moore has built a career off the back of hot button topics. Perhaps though it was his 2004 documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 that is most fondly remembered by his fans – which took a critical look at the Bush Administrations in competencies. Now the director has announced his latest outing will take a similar look at the current president of the United States – Donald Trump.
In a press release about the flick, Moore revealed that his upcoming deep dive into Trump’s administration will be called Fahrenheit 11/9 – and will be produced by The Weinstein Company. The press briefing for the flick states;
“No matter what you throw at him [Trump], it hasn’t worked. No matter what is revealed, he remains standing. Facts, reality, brains cannot defeat him. Even when he commits a self-inflicted wound, he gets up the next morning and keeps going and tweeting…That all ends with this movie.”
Fahrenheit 11/9 will be produced by Bob and Harvey Weinstein under the Fellowship Adventure Group banner. The duo played an immense part in the success of Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 – so their involvement spells good things for the chances of this movie.
With so much material on a daily basis, Fahrenheit 11/9 needs to be careful that it doesn’t find itself behind the times. Whatever your opinion of President Donald Trump’s run at the top, the sheer quantity of scandals and accusations thrown at the man means that the topic could very well become outdated long before this hits cinemas. Audiences could also be very fatigued by the time this hits the mainstream – with almost wall-to-wall coverage turning many off. Would people be willing to reach into their pockets to hear more of the same?
We’ll have to see how it performs when the movie eventually arrives. Certainly we’ll check it out.
No release date has been set for Fahrenheit 11/9.