The upcoming film "The Apprentice" will chronicle the formative years of Donald Trump, the former president of the United States. Sebastian Stan, known for his portrayal of Bucky Barnes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, will play the young Donald Trump, bringing the ambitious and controversial figure to life.
In addition to Stan, an ensemble of renowned actors will grace the screen. Jeremy Strong, fresh off his acclaimed performance on HBO's "Succession," will take on the role of Roy Cohn, the notorious lawyer who served as a mentor to Trump.
Marija Bakalova, who won the audience in the films "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" and "Bodies Bodies Bodies", will portray Ivana Trump, the first wife of Donald Trump. The film, directed by Iranian director Ali Abbasi, will delve into the intricate world of New York real estate during the 1970s and 1980s, a period that witnessed Trump's rise in business.
As Trump navigates the cutthroat world of deals and acquisitions, the film will explore his relationship with Cohn, a figure shrouded in controversy and legal battles. "The Apprentice" isn't just a biographical account of Trump's early career; it is a compelling exploration of ambition, power and the moral compromises that are often made in the pursuit of success.
The film will examine the formative experience that shaped Trump's personality and worldview, shedding light on the factors that contributed to his meteoric rise and subsequent impact on the world stage.
Different opinions about Trump
The film's release comes at a time when Donald Trump remains a polarizing figure, continuing to cast a long shadow over American politics.
While some hail him as a successful businessman and disruptive force, others condemn his divisive rhetoric and politics. "The Apprentice" promises to offer a nuanced and provocative examination of this complex and controversial figure.
Sebastian Stan, with his proven ability to portray multiple characters, is well positioned to bring Trump's persona to life. Stan's nuanced performances in films such as "I, Tonya" and "Dumb Money" demonstrated his versatility and ability to capture the essence of complex individuals.
The film promises to be a riveting exploration of the power, ambitions and experiences that have shaped one of the most controversial figures of our time.