The long-awaited follow up to Sacha Baron Cohen’s beloved Borat is reportedly coming out soon, and it has an ingeniously long title.
Satire mastermind Sacha Baron Cohen isn’t one to shy away from much. Amongst his impressive resume of pranks, recent feats include posing as a racist bluegrass singer at a right-wing militia event and having the police called on him by NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani during a prank interview.
Recently, it was revealed that Borat 2 was shot in secret earlier this year. Now, the title for the long-awaited sequel has been revealed, and it’s one that’s bound to be misquoted by fans, critics, and unassuming spectators all over the globe.
The impact of 2006’s Borat! Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan cannot be understated. Everyone knows someone who’s spent copious amounts of time perfecting the iconic accent, mannerisms, and lines from the cult classic titular character. Whether from an overenthusiastic roommate or some codger who’s downed too many beers at the local, I’m sure you’ve heard plenty of impressions yourself: “Very Nice!“.
There is a Borat 2. It's called "Borat: Gift of Pornographic Monkey to Vice Premiere Mikhael Pence to Make Benefit Recently Diminished Nation of Kazakhstan"
The plot: Borat is famous and to hide from the public he pretends to be someone else.
Sacha Baron Cohen be like pic.twitter.com/vsa5FV1OWv
— Possessed Marcelo Pico (@MarceloJPico) September 26, 2020
Fourteen years on, we’re set to receive a long-awaited sequel from the entertainer, and it couldn’t come a moment sooner. Taking its lead from its predecessor, the film bears the mouthful of a title, Borat: Gift of Pornographic Monkey to Vice Premiere Mikhael Pence to Make Benefit Recently Diminished Nation of Kazakhstan.
2020 has yielded chaos, revealing cultural and systematic flaws which are just waiting to be chewed on by a satirist like Cohen. And if Tiger King proved anything, it’s that we’re prepared for some bizarre hilarity. Now, more than ever.
The excessive title was publicised (and then deleted) by the Writers Guild of America. Screenwriters include Anthony Hines, Dan Swimer, Peter Baynham, and of course, Cohen himself. It’s still unknown when and where the premiere of the sequel will happen. However, my bet is on a streaming service like Netflix. While you wait, check out 7 of Sacha Baron Cohen’s most outrageous pranks.