Sacha Baron Cohen Gets Dick Cheney to Sign 'Waterboard Kit'

10 Juillet, 2018, 12:02 | Auteur: Christine Menetries

The ad released on Twitter asks, "Imagine if Sacha Baron Cohen had been undercover secretly filming a new show for a year..."

"Sure", Cheney replies, signing the kit. "That's a first, that's the first time I've ever signed a waterboard", he replied. The stunt apparently had something to do with Trump University, but aside from Cohen's initial tweet, he had very little else to say about the matter - leaving everyone else in the dark to speculate about what it all meant.

According to a press release from Showtime, the series will run for seven episodes and focus on the people of the United States of America, all across the political spectrum from non-players in the politics game to some pretty big names like Cheney.

The next day, Variety reported that Cohen was in talks with Showtime for a new series similar to his HBO series "Da Ali G Show", which featured Cohen in character as Ali G, Borat and Bruno, who would all go on to carry their own feature films.

Producers explain: "Famous for creating a roster of iconic moments and incendiary characters, Baron Cohen returns to series television for the first time in more than a decade, writing and directing Who Is America?".

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"Sacha is a comedic genius who shocks you with his audacity, bravery and inventiveness", Showtime CEO David Nevins said in a statement.

The new Sacha Baron Cohen show will premiere on Showtime July 15.

It then shows former Vice President Dick Cheney - who supports the use of waterboarding as an interrogation tool - signing a waterboard kit.

He posted a clip of Donald Trump slating him from his office in Trump Tower, after Trump was duped into speaking to Ali G back in 2003.

It also follows news from earlier this year, in which it was said that Baron Cohen was trying to get in a room with O.J. Simpson.

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