Sacha Baron Cohen shocked the world on Thursday, October 1, when Amazon Prime dropped a surprise trailer for a sequel to his hit 2006 film, Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.
Perhaps even more surprising than the imminent arrival of Borat 2 was the trailer's revelation that Vice President Mike Pence would be appearing in the film.
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm - Official Trailer | Prime Video youtu.be
Many Twitter users were glad to see Borat has only become bolder since we've seen him last.
@DiscussingFilm 😱 Oh my God! What did he do to Mike Pence? 😱😱😱🤣🤣🤣— Thwip_Snoogins (@Thwip_Snoogins)1601162465.0
When Cohen pulled this stunt last February, many news outlets covered it, but none guessed that the Trump impersonator was actually the character Borat in disguise.
So it turns out this was Sacha Baron Cohen filming his Borat sequel. Really. https://t.co/DH2KJTxDEY— Dhruva Jaishankar (@Dhruva Jaishankar)1601574396.0
Many Americans online seemed ready to see some craziness after experiencing the real-world oddness of the country's political culture.
"You can't make Borat 2 too many people know the bit" "Does Mike Pence know the bit?" https://t.co/Ov8oUYNjiZ— Jennifer with one N (@Jennifer with one N)1601151090.0
The title of the new Borat movie is, officially, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.
Who else had Mike Pence having a cameo in Borat 2 on their 2020 Bingo Card— DevYn (@DevYn)1601562184.0
@IGN I don't know if we needed a sequel but hopefully he proves us wrong. Also I don't know how he actually pulled… https://t.co/qI9ZnRaT04— ⱠØ₭ł RiPBrodieLee ︽✵︽ (@ⱠØ₭ł RiPBrodieLee ︽✵︽)1601252105.0
Who could have guessed this is the direction 2020 would take?
Apparently mike pence is in the new borat movie? And the writer is claiming this movie will end at least one caree… https://t.co/GZxI5pEfRI— C. Voidberg 🎙 (@C. Voidberg 🎙)1601176678.0
@DiscussingFilm https://t.co/tdNBxekv49— jaden (@jaden)1601150959.0
The new Borat movie premieres on Amazon Prime this upcoming October 23, just before the American Presidential elections.